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10 Reasons To Go For A Walk Right Now

6/22/2015

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Why tell you the benefits of walking? You get first hand experience with the trees and get a great work out in! It’s good for your body and the environment!

On an average day, 30 percent of American adults walk for exercise and with good reason. Walking doesn’t require special equipment or athletic skills, yet it offers a host of health benefits — from helping you lose weight and lifting your mood to controlling diabetes and lowering your blood pressure. In fact, a study published in the journal PLoS Medicine showed that adding 150 minutes of brisk walking to your routine each week can add 3.4 years to your lifespan.

Here are 10 surprising reasons why you should get up and walk right now!

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