What Happens When You Walk Daily

Walking is a highly underrated form of exercise. It’s easy to do, free, you don't need any equipment and can be done wherever you are! From weight loss, to improving your lung and heart health to even preventing diabetes and cancer, the reasons why you should be walking daily speak for themselves!

The benefits of walking include:

  • Maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat

  • Boosts creativity & productivity

  • Reduces sugar cravings

  • Builds bone density and joint health

  • Reduces risk of varicose veins

  • Improves metabolism & digestion

  • Increases life expectancy

  • Prevents type 2 diabetes

  • Improves hormone health

  • Increased courage and confidence

  • Improve cardiovascular fitness

  • Prevents dementia & Alzheimer’s disease

  • Increases lung capacity

  • Improves circulation

  • Reduces risk of cancer

  • Prevents insulin resistance

  • Promotes more restful sleep

  • Strengthen your bones and muscles

  • Improve muscle endurance

  • Reduces appetite

  • Lowers high cholesterol & blood pressure

  • Strengthens your heart & prevents heart disease & stroke

  • Increase energy levels

  • Improve respiratory & endocrine health

  • Prevents osteoporosis and osteoarthritis

  • Improve your mood, cognition, memory and sleep

  • Improve your balance and coordination

  • Strengthen immune system

  • Reduce stress and tension


Walk as much as you can daily slowly increasing your amount, some days you might walk more in one go, some days you might do a few little walks. That it all okay, increase your distance, walk faster, include hills/ inclines. Just make sure you do what feels good for you, what is challenging but not too much, but remember to walk daily, your mental, physical and emotional health will thank-you for it.