|Print This Page Email to a Friend|
Want to find out your risk for diabetes?
A major study showed that walking briskly for a half-hour each day reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 30 percent.
Of all forms of exercise, walking is perhaps the easiest for everyone to try – all you need is a pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes and your favorite street or path. No matter how fast or far you walk, you can be assured that your efforts will pay off.
Technology can put a fun, useful spin on your walking regimen by tracking distance, route and other factors. Here are five smartphone apps that can help you get the most out of your walk: