What's a great low-impact cardio exercise that puts less stress on your back, hips, knees and ankles?
Walking is the best land-based exercise that spares your joints from injury and pain. The best thing about walking is anybody can do it no matter the skill level. The health benefits of walking include:
BOTTOM LINE: Research has indicated that those who tend to walk faster have lower mortality rates but any kind of walking is better than no walking at all. Just be sure to put on a pair of comfortable, flexible shoes and get out there and walk!
Brian Danley, CFT
"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."
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I'm a personal trainer who loves to help others fulfill their health and fitness goals. I consider myself a bodybuilder in that I live the lifestyle of eating healthy food, working out regularly, and sculpting my body.