If you need more reasons to increase your activity through walking, here are 7 more reasons to walk (June 2015 Nutrition Action Newsletter).
- Build a bigger, sharper brain.
- Live longer.
- Ease your aching knees.
- Improve your mood.
- Lower your risk of cancer.
- Strengthen your heart.
- Dodge diabetes.
Whether you count steps or minutes, you don’t need a gym and it can be done anywhere. Even walking slowly can be beneficial! The CDC recommends 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity.