The Benefits of Walking

We should all be doing something to maintain a healthy lifestyle and consider our health to be the utmost of importance. Despite this, a lot of people find going to the gym monotonous, tedious and even overpowering.

It is important to note that health is about the only thing we cannot purchase in a shop, although many advertisers of the latest pills may disagree with me.

So what is the solution when you don’t like going to the gym? So with life’s priorities, work, and family commitments, what other forms of exercise can we squeeze into our busy schedules.

One of the best ways to look after ourselves comes in the form of our natural and mandatory exercise, yes you got it – good old walking!

There are many benefits to walking, especially when done regularly. Buy an accurate pedometer or fitness watch, set a step count over and above your usual amount to make a difference.

Here are a few benefits to walking for exercise.

So here are our top 10 Benefits to Walking

      1. Improves your cardiovascular system
      2. Strengthens your heart
      3. Lowers your blood pressure
      4. Reduces cholesterol levels
      5. Strengthen joints
      6. Improves and increase muscle
      7. Reduces arthritis
      8. Makes breathing easier
      9. Gets your fitness levels up quickly
      10. Has therapeutic benefits to help you clear your mind and relax

So get out your best trainers or walking boots and try it for yourself. Buddy up with a friend or even the dog, set your walking goal, and get out and try it. We advise taking a bottle of water with you, so you stay hydrated, HydrateM8 do a vast range of insulated keep cool water bottles for every taste.

 

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