As a heart attack survivor, I am acutely aware of how important physical exercise is to maintain good health. I hope you join people across the country and make time for a brisk, 30 minute walk. National Walking Day is a time for all of us to take a step toward active living and lower our risk for heart disease.
According to the American Heart Association, physical activity is critical to being healthy, but less than 50 percent of adults get enough daily exercise. Adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week to see the health benefits of physical activity such as lower blood pressure, improved bone health, weight maintenance after weight loss, better sleep, and more energy.
What a wonderful way to spend a beautiful spring day.