By: Mikayla Atchison
More than 2/3 of Americans over the age of 20 are considered overweight (Center for Disease Control) Much of this can be due to the busy-ness of the American lifestyle. Many do not have time or finances to visit a gym. Too often we use this as an excuse to fall into passivity. The thought of a weight loss program seems too difficult to traverse. There is one change within our daily rituals which can make a difference in our exercise regime without feeling like exercise. Walking!
Walk at Least 30 Minutes Each Day
According to the American Heart Association, research has shown that the benefits of walking and moderate physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day can help you:
6 Tips to Add Steps to Your Daily Routine
Don’t have 30 extra minutes in a day? Here are some tips for some basic changes that will add some steps to your life.
Walking Has Helped Improve My Health
I did not want to be a part of another statistic so I chose to change. I took these steps to start a new road to a healthier life. I am no longer out of breath when I walk up a flight of stairs because I chose to make a small change in my daily routine. Because of these small steps I am now striving for bigger goals in my healthy lifestyle change. Walking was such a simple step that has had such a positive reward in my life. This doesn’t have to be my story, but it could be yours too. Small steps can make a significant change in your life. Starting a new routine of walking does not have to be difficult. Walking is free, always accessible and suitable for all ages and most abilities.
It is not always easy starting a new road to a healthier life style. Read How To Be Healthier in 5 Minutes now, or contact us today at Loehr Chiropractic to discover how we can help you reach your health goals.