Wellness

Walking

Walking can help strengthen a patient’s feet, legs, hips, and waist. Walking can also help increase circulation, nourish the spine, improve flexibility, and enhance posture. Through a healthy walking routine, patients can better control their weight, strengthen their bones, and reduce bone density loss.
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Through a healthy walking routine, you can reduce the risk of pain-causing inflammation or stiffness. Walking for 30-60 minutes every day brings many health benefits that can help reduce or prevent chronic pain -- these include improved heart health and stronger bones. 


Break your approach to starting a walking program into manageable steps. Focus on changing your mindset from intermittent exercising to permanent changes with your workout habits. Create short and long term goals when you choose to start your walking regimen. Move at your own comfortable pace to avoid radical and immediate changes that may harm the body. Explore the variety of nutritional tips, exercises, and general wellness tips available to you -- find the right mix that works best for you.