First it keep you sharp. Brisk striding seems to partially reverse age-related memory loss and may enhance mental function according to research from University of Illinois.

Second it’s most successful in the morning. Calling all birds: An informational survey showed that the 75 percent of people who worked out early in the day stuck with their programs, while only a quarter of the night time walkers did.

Third it doesn’t require expensive shoes. No need to break the bank on sneaks. They found that the cheaper shoes wear as good as expensive ones- sometimes better.

Fourth, every steps counts, Of course you should count those 30 steps to the bathroom. Research from University of Michigan shows that people who log every step are more likely to enjoy walking- and stick with it longer than those who just track the steps they take during walks that last 10 minutes or longer.