Walking is a great exercise for people of all shapes and sizes and of any age. It can help improve heart and lung function, strengthen bones and muscles, and lower blood pressure.
Walking can also provide more energy, reduced stress levels, better sleep patterns, increased mental alertness and concentration abilities, improved self-esteem; it also provides a healthy alternative to sedentary activities such as watching TV, playing video games, or using the computer.
Furthermore, walking can also help to decrease body fat and weight by burning calories.
Walking is recommended as the first step to fitness: it’s easy for beginners, requires no special training equipment, and can be done anywhere.