Solutions to Protect Your Feet
"My feet hurt!"- solutions to protect your feetEvery day, our feet are put thru the elements. Knowing this, keep reading to learn about some solutions to protect your feet. It is recommended that we walk 10,000 steps a day which amounts to about five miles. However, a typical American walks an average of about 5,900 steps a day. This is far low than what the average person from various countries walks. In Australia, the average person walks about 9,700 steps a day, in Switzerland, the average person walks 9,650 and the average in Japan is 7,168. When compared to the Amish communities, male Amish adults walked an average of 18,000 steps daily and the Amish females walked 14,000 steps daily.
Should I protect my feet?With that number data from other countries compared to what the typical American walks per day, it begs the questions; Why do Americans walk less? Regardless of the reason and regardless of how many steps one walks per day, the real concern should be the need to protect our feet so that we may continue to walk longer in years and longer each day. With that said, allow me to ask you a few questions.
- How many times would you say you have you mentioned that your feet hurt?
- How many times were you stopped from participating in your daily activities because your feet hurt?
- Have you had to call off work because of feet problems?