Walking is a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits. Walking does not require any special skills. It also does not require a gym membership or expensive equipment.
3 minutes – Blood Pressure Decreases
5 minutes outside – Mood Improves
5-10 minutes – Creative Thinking Improves
15 minutes (after eating)- Blood Sugar Level Decreases
30 minutes (after meals) – Helps to lose weight (depending on walking speed)
40 minutes – Reduces the risk of developing coronary heart disease
90 minutes outside reduces the number of depressive thoughts.
For more information visit Centers For Disease Control and Prevention