Infographic: Walk Your Way to Better Health

  • Walking boosts endorphins easing stress, tension, anger, fatigue, and confusion in 10 minutes.
  • Walking reduces glaucoma risk.
  • Walking halves Alzheimer’s disease risk over 5 years.
  • Walking limits sickness by halving odds of catching cold.
  • Walking improves heart health by increasing heart rate and circulation.
  • Walking works arm & shoulder muscles.
  • Walking engages abdominal muscles.
  • Walking improves blood pressure by 5 points.
  • Walking builds bone mass, reducing risk of osteoporosis.
  • Walking limits colon cancer by 31% for women.
  • Walking strengthens legs, including quadriceps, hip flexors, and hamstrings.
  • Walking improves balance-preventing falls.
  • Walking burns more fat than jogging.
  • Only 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week, walking can make you healthier and happier.

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