Physical activity doesn't need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life. By adding walking to your routine, you can truly improve your physical and mental health.
The health benefits of walking are endless to people of all ages and fitness levels:
🚶Maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat
🚶Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer and type 2 diabetes
🚶Improve cardiovascular fitness
🚶Strengthen your bones and muscles
🚶Improve muscle endurance
🚶Increase energy levels
🚶Improve your mood, cognition, memory and sleep
🚶Improve your balance and coordination
🚶Strengthen immune system
🚶Reduce stress and tension
It's okay to start slowly — especially if you haven't been exercising regularly. You might start with five minutes a day the first week, and then increase your time by five minutes each week until you reach at least 30 minutes.
Contact the team at The Local Choice Pharmacy for healthy lifestyle advice.