By Delta Dental on Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Tips to get moving

walkWith the Healthiest State 11th Annual Walk just around the corner, prep your steps by walking 30 minutes every day. Walking is a great way to get your body moving and maintain your overall health. In addition to providing benefits to all areas of your health, it’s also a great way to connect with others.

How to start walking:

  1. Make an activity goal each day and log your activity. The recommended number of steps per day is 10,000.
  2. Find ways to cut down driving, walk instead! Choose the option that helps you be more active; take the stairs, walk your dog, etc.
  3. Switch up where you walk. By changing where you walk, it keeps walking fun, and you get to experience something different every time.  
  4. Walk with others! Consider walking with family and friends to make walking a fun way for you to connect with others.

Exercising can also help your vision to prevent cataracts and glaucoma. A brisk walk every day helps to increase blood flow in the eyes reducing risk of cataracts and glaucoma.

WALK WITH US: Healthiest State 11th Annual Walk on October 6

Blog content provided by Delta Dental of Iowa, a proud supporter of the Healthiest State Initiative and Get Your Bib On.