2,000 steps to a healthier heart: Walking that far every day for a year can reduce heart attack and stroke risk by 8%

December 20, 2013 7:16 PM

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2,000 steps to a healthier heart: Walking that far every day for a year can reduce heart attack and stroke risk by 8%

Taking just 2,000 extra steps a day could help people prone to heart attacks and stroke cut their risk by eight per cent, claim researchers.

The exercise is equivalent to walking 20 minutes a day at a moderate pace, says a study in The Lancet medical journal (must credit).

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