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