The World Health Organization recommends walking for half an hour a day.
Walking develops muscle tone and improves heart health.
When practised regularly → loss or maintenance of weight: +/- 67 calories per kilometre walked.
Walking allows you to observe and think about other things.
Walking for 30 minutes a day
= fresh air and time for reflection.
= more creativity.
= more inspiration.
More oxygen flow to the brain = improved brain activity and reactivity.
= production of endorphins, wellbeing hormones.
= less depression and anxiety.
= more self-confidence.
= healthy fatigue and peaceful sleep.
Replace the car by walking for short trips.
Combine public transport and walking.
= immediate reduction of noise and pollution in the city.
= improvement of air quality.
When out walking, we meet people, smile and chat.
= more social interaction in public spaces.
= more sense of belonging to your local area, municipality, city.