- Published: 03 September 2015 03 September 2015
If you are looking to increase your daily physical activity levels but aren’t sure how, we has a solution for you! Try walking! Walking just 30 minutes a day has surprising benefits and can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, improve blood pressure and sugar levels, reduce the risk of certain cancers and improve your health in many more ways. Moraine offer some of the best places to take a walk so you not only can get active, you can enjoy the benefits of being outdoors too. According to research, short but frequent walks in nature may improve mental health, lower depression and reduce stress.
And walking isn’t just for adults – even children and adolescents can benefit from walking in parks. It can help young people achieve the recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity they need.
For all these reasons and more, we invite you to get out and discover the power of walking in your local parks!
For more information about the benefits of walking in parks, visit www.nrpa.org/walking.