Walk to Wellness

Walking is an easy, low impact way to increase your physical activity and path to wellness. The benefits of walking are many.WalkBoston, an organization dedicated to making communities across Massachusetts safer and more walkable for pedestrians, cites some compelling studies about the benefits of walking in their “Walk Your Way to Health” brochure: Women who walk three or more hours per week reduce their risk of a coronary event by 35% compared with women who do not walk, according to a Women Nurses’ Health Study; and Retired men who walk more than two miles per day have half the mortality rate as those who walk less than one mile per day according to a Harvard University study.
For Your Benefit
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012