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Why Walk?

Who knew that simply putting one foot in front of the other could have such an impact on your well-being? Walking can improve your health in many ways.

The benefits of walking:

  • Lowers risk of heart disease and stroke
  • Controls high blood pressure
  • Improves blood cholesterol levels
  • Decreases risk for type 2 diabetes
  • Reduces risk of some cancers
  • Maintains a desirable body weight
  • Prevents bone loss
  • Increases muscle strength
  • Enhances the immune system
  • Boosts energy level
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Reduces stress; eases anxiety and depression
  • Improves memory and concentration