Help your Heart
According to the American Heart Association, even moderate-level activities offer health benefits. So whether this is your first step toward a healthier lifestyle or just a new activity to freshen up your existing exercise routine, walking helps you reduce your risk factors for heart disease.
Reduce Stress and Boost Energy
Of course, the healthy gains aren’t for your heart alone. Once you get on the trail and get your arms and legs moving, don't be surprised to find even more benefits.
Moderate physical activity – like the weekly Walk with a Doc – has numerous other benefits, including:
- Making you feel less tired
- Decreasing stress
- Aiding in weight loss and weight control
- Improving circulation
- Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels
Meet New Friends and Have Fun
One of the most important considerations for your exercise routine is that you enjoy it—chances are you'll have better luck sticking to it. And with all the friendly faces and encouragement you'll find at the park, you'll make great strides for a healthier lifestyle.