Walking is one of the very first milestones that most humans experience in life. Walking also helps to maintain better mental, emotional and physical health as well. For example, walking improves blood flow to the brain, which may improve brain function and walking helps battle the effect of genes tied to obesity.
Here’s some tips to help you get moving with walking for better health and fitness:
Tip 1: Make it a daily habit to go for a walk with your family, a friend or your dog.
Tip 2: Set an hourly alarm on your phone to get up and walk around your office or house.
Tip 3: Make your walk more interesting by listening to a podcast or audiobook.
Tip 4: Pace around, do squats or stretch while talking on the phone.
Tip 5: If time permits, take an extra lap around the outer edge of your grocery store before checking out.
Tip 6: Head out for a walk to clear your head when you’re stuck trying to figure out a problem.
Tip 7: Do online walking challenges using your fitness tracker or a walking app.
Walking is easy, inexpensive and can change your overall health. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get moving for better health and fitness.