If you don't already go for regular walks, whether it be to work, the supermarket or to visit your friends, it's about time you do!
Walking doesn't only help keep you fit, but also helps you maintain a healthy weight, boosts your happiness and reduces your risk of death. Read on to learn more…
Compelling reasons to add more steps into your daily life
Walking helps you maintain a healthy w... ››› more
Long strolls on the beach aren't only romantic; they greatly improve your health. Simply walking more every day can dramatically improve your overall health! Here's how to keep walking in the direction of a healthier you…
Walking a few more steps a day can reap vast health benefits.
For example, you could see a 10% drop in your heart disease risk by walking 2000 steps a day says ... ››› more
If walking is part of your exercise regimen, you'll know all too well about its health benefits. It strengthens your heart, stimulates your brain, protects your brain and even alleviates symptoms of depression. But what you may not know is that these five mistakes could be sabotaging your walking workout…
If you’re a walker, you’ll be glad to know that you could significantly improve the ... ››› more
Breast cancer is at the forefront of the news again. And not just because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The interest comes after singer Anastacia underwent a double mastectomy earlier this week after doctors diagnosed her with breast cancer for the second time. Now, a study says there's an easy way to lower your breast cancer risk by as much as 15%...
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Could beating prostate cancer be as easy as taking a daily walk with your loved one? This may sound bizarre, but a recent study shows that walking could play a major role in improving your prostate cancer outcomes. Here are more details of the study… According to a study published in the journal Cancer Research, walking briskly for three hours a week could delay or prevent the progression of pro... ››› more
Boosting your brain health can be as simple as slipping on a pair of walking shoes and heading outside. It's been reported that more than one in seven cases of dementia could be prevented if people who are currently inactive were to start getting regular physical activity — even if it's just taking brisk walks in 10-minute increments a few times a day. And a study from the University of Pittsbur... ››› more
Physical activity doesn't need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life, says the Mayo Clinic. Here are the six healthy benefits of daily walking.
If you’re one of those people who’ll do anything to avoid walking and even go as far as taking the lift instead of climbing two flights of stairs, you may want to change your ways.
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If you've never paid much attention to how fast or slow you walk, you might want to start paying more attention to your walking patterns. It could be a matter of life and death... According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, walking speeds can actually predict how long you’ll live.
Are you on the slow or fast side?
The link between walking speed and ho... ››› more
With this Sunday being Mother's Day, most health news sources are focusing on female health issues. One of the most prevalent of these is breast cancer. Luckily, new research results have just been released, that show an easy way to lower your risk of developing breast cancer. All you have to do is add moderate exercise like brisk walking!
Unhealthy body weight, unbalanced diet and lack ... ››› more
Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week. And this year, you're encouraged to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week by getting outside and active. But don't wait till next week - start today, as it's Get Walking Week in the UK! Here's how your mental health will benefit from a brisk walk…
It’s not just your physical health that benefits from walking to get more active.
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