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Walking is a great exercise whether you have diabetes or not


Posted on Apr 06, 2014

Exercise is an important aspect of health.  In addition to being good for your heart, other health benefits include controling stress, lowering blood pressure, and also in controling blood sugars in diabetics.   One of the easiest forms of exercise is walking.  Putting one foot in front of the other is our way of transport, but adding additional steps during the day can also be a great form of exercise.  On National Walking Day, the American Heart Association encouraged everyone to ust take 30 minutes a day and simply just walk.  How can we make time to do that every day? Fit it into your every day activities, like parking a few rows away, take the long way to the next store around the mall, or taking the stairs instead of the elevator.  For more on how to add steps to your day, read here.  

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