BENEFITS OF WALKING: Walking is the most underrated form of exercise. Yes, that’s true and apparently, not many of us count it even as a mode of exercise. But, believe us, it could do wonders.

“Walking can be as good as a workout, if not better than running,” says Dr. Matt Tanneberg, CSCS, a sports Chiropractor and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona who works with elite athletes.


Proven Benefits of Walking:

Something as simple as a daily walk can help you live a healthier life. Here are some proven benefits.

  1. Get more sun exposure for vitamin D.
  2. Daily walking reduces sleep disorders.
  3. Walking can trim your waistline.
  4. You will have more regular bathroom habits.
  5. Improve mental attitude.
  6. Walking improves circulation.
  7. It will improve your outlook on life.
  8. It helps prevent falls in older people.
  9. Walking uphill will firm your glutes.
  10. Make you look younger.
  11. Keeps your metabolism working fast.
  12. Reduce body fat.
  13. Relieve menopause symptoms.
  14. Improve blood lipid levels.
  15. Helps raise your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
  16. Improve your memory.
  17. It allows you time to meditate.
  18. Reduces the chances of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  19. Help you get rid of flabby legs.
  20. Helps reduce obesity.
  21. Help manage type-2 diabetes.
  22. Reduce arthritis pain.
  23. Best way to exercise the muscles in your feet.
  24. Your legs will look good and be stronger.
  25. Increases dexterity.
  26. Increase your lifespan.
  27. Strengthen your bones.
  28. It can help reduce acid reflux.
  29. Reduce the size of your buttocks.
  30. Daily walking increases energy.
  31. Improves your sex life.
  32. Manage high blood pressure.
  33. Improves your social life.
  34. Exercise increases the functioning of the lungs.
  35. Good for your brain.
  36. Walking can reduce restless leg syndrome.
  37. Reduce excess weight.
  38. It is a low impact form of exercise.
  39. Daily walking improves asthmatic and respiratory conditions.
  40. Daily walking can improve your heart health.
  41. Your creative juices start to flow.
  42. Reduce your risk of cancer.
  43. It boosts the immune system.
  44. Help prevent miscarriage.
  45. Reduce stress.
  46. Improve fluid intelligence.
  47. Improve your balance and coordination.
  48. It is in your body’s makeup to walk.
  49. It gives you time to think.


It can be concluded that walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 15-30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.