Physical Benefits

Regular walking can bring about the following benefits

  • Assists in weight management
  • Improves co-ordination and balance
  • Increases joint mobility and builds bone strength
  • Strengthens and tones muscles
  • Improves circulation ad heart health
  • Aids digestion
  • Can improve various health conditions

Walking at a brisk pace for at least 30 mins each day has some extra benefits

  • Reduces the risk of coronary heart disease
  • Prevents and controls management of diabetes
  • Reduces and controls blood pressure
  • Reduces the risk of stroke and certain cancers
  • Reduces and manages obesity
  • Maintains mobility and independent living
  • Enhances and protects brain function
  • Eases and manages pain from arthritis

Mental Benefits

Walking also has a number of mental health benefits

  • Improves confidence and self esteem
  • Improves mood and reduces anxiety
  • A great way to de-stress and re-energise
  • Relieves depressive symptoms

Social Benefits

Meet new people and make new friends