Healthy Life


Walking: The Easiest Exercise

Here are seven reasons to take those extra steps and make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle:

#1) Lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol)
#2) Raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol)
#3) Lower your blood pressure
#4) Reduce your risk of or manage type 2 diabetes
#5) Manage your weight
#6) Improve your mood
#7) Stay strong and fit

Walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Walking is a form of exercise accessible to just about everybody. It's safe, simple and doesn't require practice. And the health benefits are many.