10 Surprising Health Benefits of Walking

ARIEL SKELLEY VIA GETTY IMAGES
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From a very young age, I was taught that exercise is good for my health.

This may seem pretty obvious, but that doesn’t mean I always make exercise a priority. After all, going to the gym every day can be an extremely large commitment.

But as someone who is quite serious about my own health, I am always on the lookout for simple and effective ways to keep my body healthy — like with these all-natural methods for fighting foot problems.

And now that I know just how much of a positive impact I can have on my health with a little bit of walking, I will definitely be making time in my day to take a nice stroll around the block.

Scroll through below for an exclusive look at the extensive list of health benefits that come from walking for 30 to 45 minutes each day. I’ve always figured that walking was good for you, but I never realized it could be this good.

Some of these health benefits are incredibly surprising — like who knew that walking could help fight glaucoma? After reading this list, I am now a true believer in the impressive power of walking.

Click here for full list.

SOURCE: Little Things
Phil Mutz