With the gamification of and elevated views on walking, people have been striving to reach 10,000 steps a day. Fitness trackers, cellphones, and smartwatches have made walking a social phenomenon, a shared activity, and even a competition among peers. This is a welcome development because researchers found that even a few minutes of walking after a meal can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and a myriad of other chronic illnesses, including coronary heart…