Walking for Women Over 65

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Is walking really beneficial to women over 65?

Walking for Women Over 65

Walking, especially for women that are over 65, is incredibly beneficial. If you make it a part of your lifetime fitness plan walking will not only improve your body, but your mind as well. Here are some other ways in which walking is beneficial:

  • It prevents the onset of arthritis
  • It improves balance which helps reduce the risk of falls
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease
  • A 20 minute workout can offset fatigue
  • Consistent walking is a mood elevator and can help offset depression associated with aging
  • Walking can be a time for family bonding and social excursions. Walk to the park with your grandchildren or meet your friends in town for a day of shopping. Enjoy the outdoors.

   

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