The Health Benefits of Walking Groups

Are you having trouble sticking to a regular program of physical activity? Researchers in the U.K. found that a walking group may provide you the support you need, along with lower blood pressure, lower resting heart rate, lower body fat, and lower cholesterol. This meta-analysis of 42 studies demonstrated the dramatic improvement in health walking groups bring–with almost no adverse effects. The walking ranged from low to high intensity.

PositiveTip: Gather friends and neighbors together and walk for better health!