Body & Fitness

Walk your way to fitness!

Do you dread exercise but want to get fit for summer? Research shows that if we walk for 15 minutes twice a day, we can lose about 7kg of fat in a year.

Brisk walking can burn off almost as many kilojoules as jogging (1250 to 1670 an hour) but puts much less stress on our joints.

Walking tones and strengthens muscles, particularly bottom and thighs, and builds stamina. Frequent brisk walking can help prevent heart disease and control blood pressure as well as being a stress reducer.

Best of all, it’s free and you can do it anywhere, anytime. So grab your dog or a friend and get going!

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