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.
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.
Strong, healthy bones and muscles reduce your risk for bone-density conditions like osteoporosis, which can lead to falls, fractures, and breaks.
Taking a walk with a friend or group of people is a wonderful way to increase social connectivity during the day.
Giving our brains space to rest is one of the best benefits of an outside walk.
Physical activity such as walking burns calories, which helps with weight management.