We all know walking is good for us, but did you know it can actually help you live longer? Like, there is some real medical science to back this claim up. It's not just some mumbo-jumbo health stuff. If you take a brisk walk on a regular basis, you will trim your waistline down, lose body fat and improve your overall health immensely. However, there's some other amazing benefits your body gets from walking, such as improving or getting rid of glaucoma! You don't have to walk fast to improve your health either. Matter of fact, if you can't talk without breathing hard, you are walking to fast. Check out the video below and get a few more interesting facts about walking.

According to the Mayo Clinic, mild walking on the regular can not only improve your health, but make you a happier person. There are a ton of benefits to walking, it can even help your brain and improve your eyesight. If you suffer with type 2 diabetes or heart disease, walking can help you maintain a good blood pressure.

Moderate walking per-day will help you maintain, prevent or manage health conditions like stroke, high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer. It is even better than jogging! So what are you waiting for? Get out and take a walk! Try to do so at least 3 times a week for about 30 minutes each time. Stay well!

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