Benefits of Walking
The human body is made to
Our bodies function better when we
walk. We are healthier in many ways
when we walk.
Walking 30 minutes a day cuts the
rate of people becoming diabetic by
more than half and it cuts the risk
of people over 60 becoming
diabetic by almost 70
Walking cuts the risk of stroke by
more than 25 percent.
Walking reduces hypertension. The
body has over 100,000 miles of blood
vessels. Those blood vessels are
more supple and healthier when we
Walking cuts the risk of cancer as
well as diabetes and stroke.
Women who walk have a 20 percent
lower likelihood of getting breast
cancer and a 31 percent lower risk
of getting colon cancer.
Women with breast cancer who walk
regularly can reduce their
recurrence rate and their mortality
rate by over 50 percent.
The human body works better when we
walk. The body resists diseases
better when we walk, and the body
heals faster when we walk.
We don't have to walk a lot. Thirty
minutes a day has a huge impact on
Men who walk thirty minutes a day
have a significantly lower level of
prostate cancer. Men who walk
regularly have a 60 percent lower risk
of colon cancer.
For men with prostate cancer,
studies have shown that walkers have a
46 percent lower mortality
Walking also helps prevent
depression, and people who walk regularly
are more likely to see improvements
in their depression. In one study,
people who walked and took
medication scored twice as well in 30 days
as the women who only took the
medication. Another study showed that
depressed people who walked
regularly had a significantly higher level
of not being depressed in a year
compared to depressed people who did
not walk. The body generates
endorphins when we walk. Endorphins help
us feel good.
Walking strengthens the heart.
Walking strengthens bones. Walking
improves the circulatory
Walking generates positive
neurochemicals. Healthy eating is important
but dieting can trigger negative
neurochemicals and can be hard to do.
Walking generates positive
neurochemicals. People look forward to
walking and enjoy
And research shows that fit beats
fat for many people. Walking half an
hour a day has health benefits that
exceed the benefits of losing 20
When we walk every day, our bodies
are healthier and stronger. A
single 30 minute walk can reduce
blood pressure by five points for
over 20 hours.
Walking reduces the risk of blood
clots in your legs.
People who walk regularly have much
lower risk of deep vein thrombosis.
People who walk are less likely to
catch colds, and when people get
colds, walkers have a 46 percent
shorter symptom time from their
Walking improves the health of our
blood, as well. Walking is a good
boost of high density cholesterol
and people with high levels of HDL
are less likely to have heart
attacks and stroke.
Walking speeds up metabolism and
burns calories. Walkers often find
that eating habits change and
weight loss results from those eating
Walking significantly diminishes
the risk of hip fracture and the need
for gallstone surgery is 20 to 31
percent lower for walkers.
Walking is the right thing to
The body needs to walk.
We don't need to walk a lot 30
minutes a day makes the body work better.
The best news is that the 30
minutes doesn't have to be done in one
lump of time. Two 15 minute walks
achieve the same goals. Three 10
minute walks achieve most of those
We can walk 15 minutes in the
morning and 15 minutes at night and
achieve our walking
Walking feels good. It helps the
body heal. It keeps the body healthy.
It improves our biological health,
our physical health, our
psychosocial health, and helps with
our emotional health. Walking can
literally add years entire years to
Its good to walk.
Be good to yourself.
Be good to your body.
If you can where you can
Everybody Walk. Be well.
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