What are a few reasons that you should start walking? Walking for 30 minutes daily is one of the best things that you can do for your body and your mind.
1) Walking can be done anywhere, anytime.
The great thing about walking is that it is free and the only equipment required is a pair of shoes! You can choose to walk on paths or on nature trails. Walking can be done all year around.
2) You’ll get a boost of Endorphins & Serotonin.
Endorphins and Serotonin are neurotransmitters that are responsible for happiness. Walking is one way that can intentionally cause them to flow through the body. This can result in an improved mood following the exercise.
3) Walking can be social and fun.
If you are someone who enjoys chatting with friends, we recommend walking together. You forget that you are exercising and get wrapped up in your conversation. If done regularly, the walks with your friends can become something that you look forward to!
4) Walking reduces risk of cancer.
Study after study has shown that walking and exercise reduces your risk of breast cancer and colon cancer. Walking is also good for those undergoing cancer treatment, improving their chances of recovery and survival!
5) Walking is a great for your body.
Some people may not think that walking is sweaty or strenuous enough to offer any real health benefits. Research does show that regular walking can result in lower blood pressure and improved mood. It can also offer weight loss benefits!
Until next time,
The Apollo Team