Hippocrates said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” And he’s not wrong. Research from Harvard University shows that walking just 30 minutes a day reduces your chance of getting heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, some cancers, dementia, Alzheimer’s and depression by up to 50 per cent. 

But to turn your daily walk into a workout, you need to include some activities that make you puff and lift heavy things. You do this by carrying your body weight (a heavy thing) up and down stairs and over obstacles. Here’s how:

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