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Benefits of walking



    Benefits of walking

    Walking is good for you

    Lowers blood pressure, cholesterol levels and improves heart and lung functions

    Jogging became popular in 1970s' and 80's but with common complaints of ankle and knee strains from constant pounding of feet

    High drop out rate was seen

    Alternative exercise - swimming, cycling but with associated costs.

    Mental benefits of clearing the mind and relieving the pressures of stress

    Stress opportunity to forget cares and concerns of work and get back to nature

    Alleviating anxiety quoting hypocrites maxim 'walking is the best medicine'

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