• Movement Monday: 10,000 an Arbitrary Number? And, Fitbit

    I’ve always wondered where this rule of 10,000 steps per day came from. Because we, as humans, are not robots and come uniquely, wonderfully and specially made. How on earth can we expect a simple rule of 10,000 steps to fit for everyone? This is the same for the rules of “8 hours of sleep”, or “2000 calories per day” and so on. The simple truth for these simple rules is that this is not a “one size fits all”. Some people need more or less sleep than 8 hours. Some people need more or less than 2000 calories. And 10,000 steps seems like a shot in the dark as…