Physical activity: The Seven Surprising Health Benefits of Walking

Individuals looking for a way to incorporate exercise into their lives need look no further than their own feet. Walking offers numerous health benefits to people of all ages, and it’s particularly beneficial to fitness novices. Walking can facilitate a transition between inactivity and increased intensity for those who may have been away from exercise for some time.

According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, walking is the closest thing people have to a wonder drug. Any physical activity is an advantage to personal health, and walking provides a host of benefits.

To read more, pick up a copy of the July/August issue of LiveIt magazine.