Tuesday, May 26, 2015

9 Benefits of Walking on the Beach

Aside from the beautiful view of the ocean and the great people watching . . . there are 9 known health benefits of walking on the beach.
1. Walking in sand requires a greater effort than walking on a hard surface. Your muscles and tendons will work harder as your foot moves around.
2.  Walking at a slower pace while your feet sink in sand requires more effort than walking fast or even jogging.
3. Walking in sand requires 2.1 to 2.7 times more energy than walking on hard surfaces.
4.  Jogging in sand uses 1.6 times more energy than jogging on hard surfaces.

Related Article:  http://www.discoverwalking.com/blog/benefits-of-walking-on-the-beach.php