Walking to Work
Walking to work is a great way to get some morning and/or evening exercise. Whether you live within walking distance of work or decide to park a little further away and stride in, there are many health benefits of adding walking to you commute.
It’ll make you feel less stressed - people who switch the from driving to walking or cycling experience greater well-being, specifically a greater ability to concentrate and feeling less stressed.
It helps you connect with your local environment.
You’re being a good influence on those around you. Your partner and co-workers are more likely to bike or walk to work if you do it.
It won’t take as long as you think it will – especially as your fitness increases
You could be lowering your risk of chronic conditions. Walking and cycling instead of driving to work has been associated with a lower risk of diabetes and a lower risk of high blood pressure.
It’ll get you in the right frame of mind for a busy workday ahead — or for a hectic evening at home.