Walking and Sleep Benefits If you don’t walk regularly, add a good night’s sleep to the long list of benefits for beginning a walking program.
Walking for Flexibility Walking is based on the interaction of head, arms, body and legs. Because of this, it does offer flexibility, even without doing stretching exercises before and after walking.
Walking for Musculoskeletal Fitness Musculoskeletal fitness refers to muscular strength, muscular endurance, and joint flexibility. Maintaining musculoskeletal fitness through walking can increase overall quality of life.
Walking and Weight LossOne of the primary benefits of a regular walking routine is weight-loss. And does it ever work! But don’t think that a moderate-intensity walking program will work quickly or you will be disappointed.
Walking Benefits Immune System Even moderate levels of regular walking have been shown to enhance the immune system, helping our body fight off illness and even reducing the incidence of certain cancers.
Aging and the Role of Walking Your walking skills are measured as an indication of how likely you are to be in a nursing home. Walking is a step to graceful aging
Walking Sticks: A suitable companion for hiking or week-end walks. Buy one or make your own!