The Benefits of Walking

We all know that exercise is good for our physical and mental health, but sometimes we might feel too tired or we just don’t seem to have enough time in the day.

At times like these, a brisk walk can be all you need to get your heart pumping and clear and your mind. Here are some of the benefits of going for a simple walk in nature:

  1. Reduces stress
  2. Lifts low mood
  3. Improves heart health
  4. Supports lung function
  5. Helps to make joints more supple
  6. Burns off calories
  7. Promotes weight loss
  8. Increases oxygen flow
  9. Clears brain fog
  10. Encourages mindfulness

Even if you just have a few minutes today, try going for a walk in nature and feel the health boosting benefits for yourself!

About Fiona Roberts

Fiona has worked with children and families for over 15 years, in various education and support roles. Fiona has a background in Psychology, Early Years Professional Status and a Certificate in Parent-Child Therapy. Fiona works therapeutically with children and parents, promoting healthy attachments and communication within family relationships, as well as supporting families to manage challenging situations through tailored strategies and guidance.

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