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08 April 2009


Today is National Start! Walking Day. So push away from that desk and take a walk break. Your heart will thank you.

Research has shown that the benefits of walking and moderate physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day can help you:

  • Reduce the risk of coronary heart disease
  • Improve blood pressure and blood sugar levels
  • Improve blood lipid profile
  • Maintain body weight and lower the risk of obesity
  • Enhance mental well being
  • Reduce the risk of osteoporosis
  • Reduce the risk of breast and colon cancer
  • Reduce the risk of non insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes

Learn more here.


BParrish said...

You go ahead....I'm right behind ya.

Floridacracker said...

Do that all the time. Thanks for the reminder about how good walking is for us.

SophieMae said...

Brenda, I'm glad you're back there to push. LOL!

FC, you're gonna outlive us all! 8-]