Thursday, September 15, 2011

Walking Is Good For Your Health And Good For Life

Walking is one of the cheapest forms of fitness and it can help you lose body fat and maintain a healthy body weight. Walking can also  reduce your risk of developing many conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. With each step we take we are making our hearts very happy.

10 Benefits Of Walking

Helps reduce the risks of heart disease
Helps reduce stress
Helps build bone mass
Helps improve balance
Boosts your metabolism
Produces endorphins in the brain
Helps improve your immune system
Increased muscle strength and endurance
Helps with circulation which is good for the skin
Helps you to manage hypertension (high blood pressure) & high cholesterol

Walk for 30 minutes a day at least 3 times a week

You can walk in three 10 minutes sessions
You can walk in two 15 minutes sessions
You can walk in one 30 minute session

Find ways to motivate yourself to move more.

Wear a Pedometer

 To purchase a Pedometer

A pedometer measures the number of steps we take. We can wear it all day to monitor our movement throughout the day. We are supposed to take 10,000 steps per day, are you getting your 10,000 steps in?

So grab a partner and get moving!!!

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