Fitness Tips: How many steps are necessary according to age, know the correct step count from experts

TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Manish Reswal

Updated on: Jan 06, 2023 | IST

Walking Tips in Hindi: Today people take special care of step count on smart phone to stay fit. But according to age, very few people know how many steps should be taken in a day. Learn important details related to this from Delhi’s senior physician Dr. Ajay Kumar…

The facility of step count is also given in the latest features in gadgets like smart phone and watch. People follow this feature, but they do not know that according to the age, how many steps should be taken in a day. Learn from Dr. Ajay of Delhi….

Dr. Ajay Kumar, senior physician in Delhi, says that people should walk at least 10,000 steps in a day, although they can be reduced or increased according to age.  Children of five to 10 years are advised to walk more.

Dr. Ajay Kumar, senior physician in Delhi, says that people should walk at least 10,000 steps in a day, although they can be reduced or increased according to age. Children of five to 10 years are advised to walk more.

On the other hand, people of 18 to 45 years should walk between 9 to 11 thousand steps.  People of this age should do more physical activity, because most of the people living outside in this age consume junk food or other things.  However, if there is a physical problem, one should walk only after consulting the doctor.

On the other hand, people of 18 to 45 years should walk between 9 to 11 thousand steps. People of this age should do more physical activity, because most of the people living outside in this age consume junk food or other things. However, if there is a physical problem, one should walk only after consulting the doctor.

Apart from this, 10 thousand steps are enough for those aged 45 to 60.  And above 60, 5 to 8 thousand steps are a lot, but if there is any chronic disease, arthritis or kidney problem, then doctors must be consulted before work.

Apart from this, 10 thousand steps are enough for those aged 45 to 60. And above 60, 5 to 8 thousand steps are a lot, but if there is any chronic disease, arthritis or kidney problem, then doctors must be consulted before work.

According to Dr. Ajay, there are disadvantages of walking more.  This can cause pain in the knees and ankles.  Elderly and people suffering from chronic disease must consult a doctor before walking.

According to Dr. Ajay, there are disadvantages of walking more. This can cause pain in the knees and ankles. Elderly and people suffering from chronic disease must consult a doctor before walking.

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