The benefits of taking a walk daily

Did you know that walking for 30 minutes a day can make your life better? It can reduce stress, improve mood, boost metabolism and help with weight loss. If you want to feel great and look great then getting out there and walking is just what you need. Read on to learn more about the benefits of taking a walk

Lose weight

The average person takes about 10000 steps per day. By going for an extended walk every day, you are giving yourself the chance to take up to 100000 steps in one go. You could be burning between 500 and 700 calories by doing this - without even realising it.

Improve your mood

Results from a California State University study found that the more steps people took during the day, the better their moods were. Walking also releases natural pain­killing endorphins to the body – one of the emotional benefits of exercise. 

Improve Sleep

Studies found that women, ages 50 to 75, who took one-hour morning walks, were more likely to relieve insomnia than women who didn’t walk.

 

Make your daily walk more enjoyable by exploring different routes and enduring the company of friends or family. 

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