Health Benefits of Regular Walking

REACH AND MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT
Regular walking can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight by burning calories.

LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
Being active can help to lower blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure. This can help to lower future risk of heart problems.

REDUCES STRESS
The exercise-induced endorphins released will leave you feeling great by helping to improve your mood and shake off daily stresses.

INCREASES ENERGY LEVELS
Keeping active will boost your energy levels and help you feel less tired in the long term.

IMPROVES SLEEP
Adding more activity to your daily routine can help improve the quality of your sleep, meaning you feel more rested in the morning.

REDUCES YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING DEMENTIA
A recent study showed that physical activity can help reduce the risk of dementia – regular exercise may slow atrophy in the hippocampus, the part of the brain that controls memory.