Need to exercise more? Start with one of the easiest, healthiest activities around: walking. Walking may seem like too simple of a fix when it comes to exercise, but it has incredible health benefits, you can build up your speed over time to get great cardio, plus being on the move will probably make you happier.
All you need is to do is keep a comfortable pair of walking shoes handy, and start making it a habit to get a walk in daily. You can set your alarm a bit earlier to wake up and get a walk in at sunrise, or throw a pair of walking shoes in your car, and leave an extra pair to your office, so you can take a brisk walk at lunch anytime you have the opportunity.
Walking is the easiest form of exercise to stick with, says the American Heart Association. And a simple 30-minute walk every day of your workweek not only makes it easy to get those recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week, but it also wards off the symptoms of menopause, according to a Canadian study. Here are a 5 tips to put your best foot forward.
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