Walking, although one of the simplest exercises; has several surprising advantages.
- Walking uses almost all of the bodies 206 bones and 640 muscles.
- It is something that almost everyone can do without learning new skills.
- It does not require the purchase of expensive equipment.
- It is easy on your joints.
- The pace is simple to adjust.
- It can be done anywhere from shopping malls to the great outdoors.
- You can get your fresh air and sunshine at the same time if you are walking outside.
- Walking lends itself to socializing; make excesses fun by including family, friends and your dog.
- Invest in a good pair of walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.