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Monday, February 9, 2009

Walk! Save Money and Lose Weight

A new trend shows that many in suburban areas are hopping on the walking train. Well, they are hopping on the train to save money and walking to the train to save their health.

While gas prices are skyrocketing, many are seeing the benefits of using public transport to shave their cost of commuting. Not only does this save gas money, but also saves money by creating less wear and tear on their vehicles. In addition, those who walk to the train station and/or walk to work from the train are realizing the benefits of getting daily exercise and fresh air. The best benefit is losing weight.

Walking is one of the easiest and most beneficial ways of exercising. It raises your heart rate, keeps your blood pressure down, helps your cardiovascular system and wards off a host of diseases.

So next time you your doing your budget or noticing that you could stand to lose a few pounds, grab your tennis shoes and get yourself to work by walking and utilizing public transport. Your body, not to mention your pocketbook, will thank you for it.

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