Why is walking so good for you?

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that adults engage in at least 150–300 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity.

Dr. Jay Lee, an internal medicine doctor at Kaiser Permanente, tells Yahoo Life that "everyone should do daily activity and exercise for at least 30 to 40

But even something as easy as walking might help you achieve your fitness goals. 

That being said, "walking can be one of the best ways to achieve this daily exercise," as Lee puts it. It may be done inside or outdoors.

Altering your walking route or pace is another simple way to increase or decrease the intensity of your workout. 

Walking is convenient since it can be done while doing other things, such as shopping or talking on the phone.

Many specialists disagree with the recommendation that the average person should walk 10,000 steps each day.

However, other research demonstrates that even only 4,000 steps, or 10 minutes of walking, might have positive effects on one's health.

Patient Empowerment 101, "aiming for at least 7,000 to 8,000 steps a day" is one way to get enough exercise to fulfill the World Health Organization's recommendations. 


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