Can walking lower blood pressure?

Can walking lower blood pressure? While we’ve long known that walking brings with it many health and wellbeing benefits, including strengthening our bones and muscles and helping us to maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat, it turns out that the walking perks don’t stop there.

According to a paper published in Current Hypertension Reports (opens in new tab), regular physical activity is associated with lower blood pressure and therefore reduced cardiovascular risk. And walking to control your blood pressure, whether it be in the great outdoors or on one of the best walking treadmills, is no different.

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