May was National Walking Month. Here are some facts about walking that might encourage more people to give it a go… A 30 minute walk a day and you’ll have:
- 50% better chance of avoiding Alzheimer’s or dementia.
- 40% decreased likelihood that you’ll suffer from heart disease.
- 31% reduced risk of clogging your kidneys.
- 43% drop in the odds of a premature death.
- 25% fewer colds.
You’ll also release plenty of happy hormones, see lots of beautiful scenery, spend time family & friends… What better way to spend your free time? Get out there and explore this beautiful world we live in!
Source of facts: Country Walking Magazine.