Walking is a great simple exercise, free to do and one the easiest ways to increase our daily activity levels. Often overlooked as a form of exercise, walking has many health benefits including increased cardiovascular health, keeping our bones and muscles healthy and helping to maintain a healthy weight to name just a few. As well as our physical health walking also has many mental health benefits such as increased mood, helping to reduce stress and manage anxiety, better sleep, increased energy and increased confidence and self-esteem. Even better, it can be done anywhere, virtually anytime, you could take the family with you, take the dog out, take some time for yourself, or why not walk to the coffee shop and meet a friend for catch up. There many ways in which you can incorporate walking into your daily life, walk the kids to school, walk to work, park further away in the carpark, take the stairs not the lift, the list is endless. In this simple 30 day challenge, we encourage you to walk 10,000 steps per day for 30 days and kick starter your daily habits to build a healthier you. Sign up today to take the challenge.
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