Top 5 reasons to walk to work

30/03/2016

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  1. It’s an easy way to squeeze in some morning and/or evening exercise.

     
  2. It will reduce stress levels.
    A recent study from the University of East Anglia and the Center for Diet and Activity Research found that people who walk or cycle to work instead of driving experienced a greater ability to concentrate and felt less under strain.
     
  3. Solutions to problems at work could come easier to you.
    A study from Stanford University found that individuals have improved results on tests for creative thinking when they walk when compared to sitting.
     
  4. You could be reducing your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure.
    In a study from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine it was found that walking and cycling to work is associated with a lower risk of diabetes and a reduction in blood pressure.
     
  5. Walking helps to set you in the right frame of mind to tackle a busy day ahead.
    According to a study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine walking outside can put the mind in a meditative state.