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Walking, like most aerobic activity, is good for your heart and lungs. It strengthens cardiovascular fitness all while toning your muscles and burning calories. Walking is low impact, so it doesn't have the same potential for injury as jogging or running. It's also a bodyweight exercise, meaning it will help improve your strength, posture, bone density and stamina. Walking aids blood circulation, lymphatic health (to rid the body of toxins and waste products) and helps regulate blood sugar.
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At a time when extreme sports are all the hype, mundane activities like walking don't get much attention. It's just too basic, too boring to even think about it. Yet walking can be a great indicator of both physical and mental wellbeing.