Why Everyone Should Take up Walking

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.

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