Benefits of Walking for Employees

The health benefits associated with being physically active on a regular basis can be achieved through:

The objective is to accumulate 30-60 minutes of daily moderate physical activity to improve overall health and well-being.

A substantial portion of the Canadian population is not physically active enough to experience health benefits. In fact, the World Health Organization recognizes that sedentary lifestyles are one of the most serious problems confronting us today.

Research supports that regular physical activity reduces the risk of:

Other benefits of physical activity participation include:

(Singh, 2002; Shephard, 1999)