How much time or distance would you need to achieve health benefits? Most research would suggest 30 minutes of walking can help you to achieve your health goals. Here are a few good reasons to schedule a daily walk.
These are just a few notable benefits of getting out for a walk.
Setting a time out of your day to go on a daily walk can improve your well-being. A great way to adhere to a walking schedule is to walk with a buddy or group.
So, get out there and walk!
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2. Hanson, Sarah, and Andy Jones. “Is There Evidence That Walking Groups Have Health Benefits? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” British Journal of Sports Medicine, BMJ Publishing Group, June 2015, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4453623/.