Remember, you don’t have to run triathlons or marathons for getting significant health improvements. You will get lots of emotional gains and physical fitness from a short hiking trail itself. Hiking is one of the easiest methods to get in a daily workout. Hiking regularly will reduce the risks of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, colon cancer, dementia etc by around 40 percent or even more than that.
Healthy hiking habits point to a mindful, everyday investment of energy which is being built into good habits around the major four aspects including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being, thus being a confident and well-built hiker. In addition to this, hiking frequently will also lower hypertension, thus reducing the chances of strokes and heart attacks. It will lower bad cholesterol and increase your good cholesterol levels too.