- reduces the risk of metabolic diseases (i.e., heart disease, diabetes, etc.)
- helps regulate blood sugar levels after a meal
- reduces lower back pain
- reduces functional immobility associated with knee osteorarthritis
- increases creativity
- improves mood and attitude
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."