The Health Benefits of Hiking (an Aerobic
Energy, Healthy Heart.....
The Mayo Clinic (www.MayoClinic.com)
indicates that as little as 30 minutes daily of brisk walking can
promote health and even turn around chronic diseases. Below are 10
benefits that hiking (an aerobic activity) can enhance your health:
1. Keeps excess weight away
When combining with a healthy diet, hiking helps you
lose weight fast easy - and keep it off.
2. Increases stamina
Over the long term, aerobic exercise like hiking will likely
increase your stamina and promote natural
3. Prevents viral illnesses
Aerobic exercise helps to activate, boost, and
strengthen immune system. This leaves you less susceptible to
minor viral illnesses, such as colds and the flu.
4. Reduces health risks
Aerobic exercise such as hiking reduces the risk of many conditions,
heart disease, high blood pressure,
type 2 diabetes symptoms, stroke and certain types of cancer.
Weigh-bearing aerobic exercises, such as walking, reduce the risk of