Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say

Dorene Internicola, Reuters.com

Women walk together up a hill as they participate in some morning exercise during a visit to Torrey Pines State Park in San Diego

(Reuters) – Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a super star.

For author and scientist Katy Bowman, walking is a biological imperative like eating. In her book, “Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement,” she suggests there are movement nutrients, just like dietary nutrients, that the body needs…

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