Benefits of Walking

There are a vast number of benefits to getting out and walking. Here are just a few:
  • Accomplish errands without parking
  • Allows time with family and friends
  • Burns calories, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Can be done almost anywhere
  • Easy on your joints and strengthens your bones
  • Get a better feel for your surroundings
  • Reduces risk of heart disease, diabetes, and more
  • Reduces stress, improves sleep, mood, outlook on life
  • Slims your waist
  • Strengthens back muscles
  • Supports neighborhood-serving businesses
Really, there isn't much more you can ask for in an exercise, so think twice about using your car for every trip and gain better health, one step at a time.