Did you know over 2,400 years ago Hippocrates said, “Walking is a man’s best medicine”? Current research continues to confirm his belief.
Walking routines deliver a host of health benefits like boost metabolism and increase circulation. Walking can actually reduce pain from arthritis. It supports healthy cartilage and can help prevent degenerative diseases that cause stiffness, swelling and joint pain. Walking routines also defend against osteoporosis by reducing the loss of bone mass.
Walking doesn’t require any special equipment or skills and provides a great way to maintain our health, mobility and functional independence as we age. So, take a daily dose of medicine and start your walking routine today.