Whether you have a few pounds or a lot of pounds to lose, walking is a great form of exercise to go along with eating less and taking in fewer calories. If you are on the heavy side you might not want to visit a gym. You may not have exercised for years. You may just want a cheap and accessible form of exercise. Walking is ideal. The simple act of putting one foot in front of the other can support your weight loss efforts and here’s how:
1. A Relaxing Walk
If you want to discover how walking helps you lose weight and de-stress you at the same time, go for two long walks a day. Although not a strenuous exercise, walking burns off a surprising number of calories and helps us to feel clearer in our minds, fights stress and betters our mood. Take a stroll around your neighborhood or go walking in the park and you'll soon start losing weight - and because you've incorporated this gentle exercise into your lifestyle, excess weight will stay off, you'll have added years to your life and toned your entire body, including your heart.