So you want to be a couch potato? Here are just of the few of the health benefits that may get you out and about.
- Walking burns 100 calories per mile for the average size person
- Freedom to exercise on your schedule and at your convenience
Boosts your energy levels by revving your circulation Decreases your health risks and strengthens your heart Discover your world by exploring hiking trails, walking on the beach, climbing a mountain, strolling down a lane, or checking out your city streets. Bond with your dog, family or friends while getting valuable exercise Easy on your joints so almost everyone at any age can walk for fitness Too hot . . . too cold . . . raining? Walk at a shopping mall, find an indoor track, use a treadmill or pop in a Leslie Sansome walking video. Grab a pair of comfortable shoes and start today . . . no special equipment is needed!