6 Reasons to Take a 15 Minute Walk Today

By Jamie Leach

This research revealed that you can feel these effects by walking for as little as a quarter mile at your chosen pace, which many people can accomplish in less than 15 minutes.

Boost Your Mood

I always encourage my older clients to walk for at least 15-30 minutes per day to help keep their hearts healthy and stress levels down.

Improve Heart Health

Strong, healthy bones and muscles reduce your risk for bone-density conditions like osteoporosis, which can lead to falls, fractures, and breaks.

Strengthen Muscles and Bones

Taking a walk with a friend or group of people is a wonderful way to increase social connectivity during the day.

Foster Social Connections

Giving our brains space to rest is one of the best benefits of an outside walk. 

Enhance Creativity, Energy, and Productivity

Physical activity such as walking burns calories, which helps with weight management. 

Burn Calories and Aid Weight Management

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