Older adults should take part in at least 2.5 hours of moderate to vigorous activity each week. A walking program is an inexpensive, easy and convenient way to improve overall well-being and to enhance quality of life.
What are the Benefits of Walking?
Increasing physical activity through walking can help with:
- decreasing blood glucose levels
- decreasing systolic blood pressure
- reducing the risk of coronary heart disease
- reducing high cholesterol
- bone density