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Boosts endorphins (the "feel good" brain chemicals)
Reduces stress and anxiety
Limits illness (like the risk of catching a cold)
Reduces the risk of Glaucoma, Alzheimer's Disease and colon cancer
Improves circulation, blood pressure, balance and heart health
Builds bone mass, strengthens the legs and engages abdominal muscles
Burns more fat than jogging
Once an individual gets used to regular walks, he or she can tweak the experience by adding ankle or wrist weights, holding dumbbells or walking on an incline.
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