Walking is a fantastic exercise to improve overall health. Walking is a weight-bearing exercise, as you carry your own body weight, the benefits of weight-bearing exercise include:
- Increased cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness
- Reduced risk of heart disease and stroke
- Improved management of condition such as hypertension, high cholesterol, joint and muscle pain and diabetes
- Improved balance and bone strength
- Reduced body fat
To get the health benefits of this weight-bearing exercise it is suggested that you must walk for at least 30 minutes, most days, at a brisk pace. Moderate activates such as walking pose little health risk but provide multiple health benefits.
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