So Much for So Little

If people would simply start a walking program of at least 30+ minutes of brisk walking daily beginners: start slower, work up, and break it up into 15 minute sessions), they could positively impact their own health. Many research reports show that compared to sedentary persons, those who exercise regularly have a:

  • 45% reduced risk of cancer
  • 60% reduced risk of diabetes
  • 48% reduced risk of heart disease
  • 62-65% reduced risk of hip fractures
  • 68% fewer strokes
  • 57% decreased rate of developing high blood pressure
  • 34% decreased risk of catching a cold
PositiveTip: Wow! That’s a huge benefit for a small investment in physical activity.