One mile reached for each 2000 steps (100 calories)
IV. Activity Level
Very low activity: less than 5000 steps/day
Low activity: 5000 to 7500 steps/day
Mild activity: 7500 to 10,000 Steps/day
Moderate activity: 10,000 to 12,500 steps/day
High activity: More than 12,500 steps/day
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