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Entry for May 21, 2008

Is walking good for you?


 

2008-05-21 13:06:13 GMT
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Author:Trainer 1 FFoster
The popularity of walking as a fitness activity is growing by leaps and bounds. Low risk and easy to start, walking has proved its health benefits in numerous studies.

An eight-year study of 13,000 people found that those who walked 30 minutes a day had a significantly lower risk of premature death than those who rarely exercised.

A regular walking program can help:


Reduce blood cholesterol
Lower blood pressure
Increase cardiovascular endurance
Boost bone strength
Burn calories and keep weight down
2008-05-21 13:07:11 GMT
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