Improve Your Health By Walking

Benefits of Walking Improve Your Health By Walking

Staying active is one of the best ways to prevent health concerns down the road but you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to improve your health. The benefits of walking are well documented. Research has shown that even walking for 30 minutes a day can lead to better health by doing the following:

  • Reducing the risk of coronary heart disease
  • Reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Improving blood pressure
  • Improving blood sugar levels
  • Strengthening your bones
  • Helping you maintain a healthy body weight / lowering your risk of obesity
  • Helping you relax and de-stress

According to the Stroke Association, walking briskly for up to 30 minutes each day can help prevent and control the high blood pressure that can cause strokes – reducing your risk by up to 27%!

Want to know more about how walking can improve your health? Check out Dr Comfort’s full post on how to walk your way a healthier life (including proper technique to avoid walking related injury): https://www.drcomfort.com/blog/