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Discover the Benefits of Walking

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Walking every day has life-long health benefits. Learn more about the benefits of walking from GlobalFit

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  • For every hour of brisk walking, life expectancy for some can increase by 2 hours
  • 2 hours of walking a week can reduce the risk of stroke by 30%
  • About 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce symptoms of depression by 36%
  • Walking about 20 minutes a day can burn about 7 pounds of body fat a year
  • Walking 1 hour a day can reduce arthritis and associated pain

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This content is not intended to substitute for informed medical advice. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or condition. Always check with your doctor before changing your diet, altering your sleep habits, taking supplements, or starting a new fitness routine.

 

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