Walking

Walking is an activity which the majority of the population can do and one that can be used to increase or maintain fitness.

Walking is a low impact activity and , therefore, is unlikely to cause any injuries.

Why walk?

  • It’s sociable & fun
  • Meet new friends
  • You don’t have to be fit to start walking
  • Good to be in the fresh air
  • No special equipment needed
  • Makes you feel good

 

Health Benefits of walking:

  • Prevents Heart Disease & Osteoporosis
  • Reduces stress, depression & risk of a stroke
  • Improves diabetes & mobility
  • Controls blood pressure & body weight
  • Develops muscular strength
  • Helps arthritis

 

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