01.21.2020

Yes, You Can Lose Weight Walking as Little as 30 Minutes a Day — but There's a Catch

Yes, You Can Lose Weight Walking as Little as 30 Minutes a Day — but There's a Catch

If you're on a mission to lose weight but don't have the time or energy for a more intense workout, walking is a great place to start. And with fitness trackers and GPS apps readily available on our phones, it's easier than ever to track your steps, time, or distance every time you hit the pavement.

So, let's say you walk for an hour during the day: will you lose weight? Studies suggest you would — one in JAMA Internal Medicine found that those who walked for just 30 minutes lost body fat — but just how effective your workout is depends on a number of factors.

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