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Physical Activity - Benefits of walking

Outdoor Play New For Schools For Workplaces Sedentary Time  Walking
whole family for a walk

Health benefits for all ages

  • refreshes the mind
  • lowers fatigue
  • boosts energy
  • improves memory and learning
  • relieves stress and tension
  • improves sleep
  • helps to maintain a healthy weight, especially when you both walk and eat healthier
  • a good way to spend time with family and friends
  • it’s free
  • suitable for almost everyone
  • you can walk almost anywhere at any time of year
older couple out for a stroll

Check out this brief video on the benefits of walking:
Bob Sallis, MD: On Walking Video

Walking every day may:

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