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Walking is a simple way to stay fit and healthy. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about walking and how it can improve your health, from whittling your waistline to strengthening your heart and much more.

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Thumbnail: Walking as good for your heart as running

Walking may be just as good as running at reducing your chance of getting heart disease - provided you use the same amount of energy.

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Thumbnail: Women 40-60 - Walk your way to health

Yes it can. Walking is good for your heart and lungs, improving cardiovascular fitness. Most of the work is done by the muscles of the lower body, and it's a weight-bearing activity, so it can improve bone density. At the same time, it's low impact, so it won't strain your joints.

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