You don’t need fancy workout equipment or a pricey gym membership to get in shape. Plain old walking is one of the easiest — and cheapest! — forms of exercise, and it’s seriously effective.
Walking boasts many of the health benefits associated with any type of physical activity, like lower cholesterol and blood pressure, weight management and lifted spirits — but without the injury-causing impact of something more intense, like running. Walking just an hour a day can lessen the effects of genes that influence us toward obesity. It’s also easy to sneak in a few extra minutes of walking throughout your day, by parking farther away in lots, opting to take the stairs instead of the elevator or going on walking meetings at work.
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