# What is my stride length by height?

## What is my stride length by height?

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It can be useful to check your results by the other methods. It is the method used in the automatic settings of many pedometers and activity trackers: Females: Height in inches multiplied by 0.413 equals stride length. Males: Height in inches multiplied by 0.415 equals stride length.

**How do I calculate my stride length?**

If you want to calculate your walking stride length, divide the number of steps you took by 2 and divide that number into the measured distance. If it took you 16 steps to cover 20 feet, divide the number of steps (16) by 2 to get the number of strides.

### How long should my stride length be?

No matter what level of athlete you are, we like to encourage an average stride length (or cadence) of somewhere between 85 and 90 (that’s the # of times one of your feet will hit the ground per minute).

**What is average step length by height?**

On average, adults have a step length of about 2.2 to 2.5 feet. In general, if you divide a person’s step length by their height, the ratio value you get is about 0.4 (with a range from about 0.41 to 0.45).

#### How do I calculate my walking steps?

Count your steps for that length and then multiple by ten, if counting for a tenth of a mile, and you will have your distance for a mile. If counting for a quarter of a mile then multiply that number by four and you will have your steps for a full mile.

**What’s the average stride length for a woman?**

approximately 26 inches

The average step or stride length for women is smaller than for men. According to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, a woman’s average step length is approximately 26 inches and her average stride length is 52 inches.

## What is an average stride length for a woman?

**Does a shorter stride mean more steps?**

In the same amount of distance individuals with a shorter stride length tend to get higher step counts, while those with longer stride lengths have less.

### What is the average person’s stride length?

approximately 2.1 to 2.5 feet

An average person has a stride length of approximately 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That means that it takes over 2,000 steps to walk one mile and 10,000 steps would be almost 5 miles. A sedentary person may only average 1,000 to 3,000 steps a day. For these people adding steps has many health benefits.

**What is the difference between step length and stride length?**

Step length is the distance between the point of initial contact of one foot and the point of initial contact of the opposite foot. In normal gait, right and left step lengths are similar. Stride length is the distance between successive points of initial contact of the same foot.

#### How many steps should I take calculator?

Recommended Steps Per Day By Age

Age | Steps Per Day: Minimum | Steps Per Day: Active |
---|---|---|

6-11 years old (male) | 6,000 steps | 13,000 steps |

12-19 years old | 6,000 steps | 10,000 steps |

20-65 years old | 3,000 steps | 7,000 steps |

65+ years old | 3,000 steps | 7,000 steps |