Q: Will walking keep me fit?
A: Yes. Regular walking at the right pace gives you all the benefits of other aerobic activities, such as jogging and swimming.
Q: Will walking help me lose weight and keep it off?
A: Yes. Per mile, walking can burn as many calories as jogging. Your health care provider can help work walking into your weight-loss plan.
Q: Is walking safe for my health?
A: Yes. Walking is safe if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, or other conditions. Talk to your healthcare provider before you start.