The 10,000 Steps Program
If you need to lose weight, diet and exercise are the keys to long-term weight loss success.
At Step Ahead, our medical weight loss program and exercise program encourages an active step program to fit into everyone's lifestyle and health needs.
Our Step Ahead Weight Loss - Exercise Program is an activity set that can be fit into any lifestyle and can be adjusted to meet all health needs.
Every patient is provided with a complimentary state of the art pedometer to monitor their daily activity and accomplishments.
An active walking program with the aid of pedometers has been successfully used across the country in such programs as Shape up America and Walk America.
“The journey to self-improvement starts with a single step.”
Active “stepping” has been proven to be one of the best methods to prevent weight gain and promote weight maintenance. Our New Jersey (NJ) Weight Loss Exercise Program is an activity set that can be fit into any lifestyle and can be adjusted to meet all health needs.
10,000 Steps to Success!
- 2,000 steps = 1 miles = 100 calories burned
- 4,000 steps = 2 miles = 200 calories burned
- 6,000 steps = 3 miles = 300 calories burned
- 8,000 steps = 4 miles = 400 calories burned
- 10,000 steps = 5 miles = 500 calories burned = SUCCESS!
Examples in a typical day:
Walking up five flights of stairs = 500 steps
Getting up and walking to co-workers’ desks = 500 steps