The Benefits of Taking a Walk

Walking is a great weight bearing exercise to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can bring health benefits below:

1. Increase cardiovascular and pulmonary (heart and lung) fitness

2. Reduce risk of heart disease and stroke

3. Improve management of conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol, joint and muscular pain or stiffness, and diabetes

4. Stronger bones and improved balance

5. Increase muscle strength and endurance

6. Reduce body fat and manage weight

7. Boost your energy and improve your mood

8. Improve mental clarity and a better night’s sleep

9. Sets the pace to make healthier choices throughout the day

10. Absorb Vitamin D while walking outside!


References:
https://www.healthline.com/health/morning-walking-benefits#takeaway
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/walking-for-good-health#health-benefits-of-walking

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