By Oct 25, 2022

How Can Hiking Improve Your Health?

a man hiking a trail in zion national park located in southern utah

Exercise is a must for a healthy mind and body. But did you know that hiking takes exercise and health a step or two further? Find out how hiking can improve your health better than other types of exercise.

There are hundreds of different kinds of exercises you can do to improve your health. Hiking is a great way to burn calories and get your heart pumping. Did you know hiking also has some benefits that other types of exercise do not offer?

A Breath of Fresh Air

Running around a track, your neighborhood park, or on a treadmill might get the work done, but you may be breathing stale or polluted air. Pulling on your best hiking shoes, getting out into the mountains and onto a good trail can fill your lungs with fresh, clean air.

Terrain Change

Most people know that changing their terrain can help improve athletic performance, but hiking poses many different terrain types in one workout and can also help hone your reflexes.

Feel the Burn

Hiking burns as many calories in an hour as running 4 miles per hour. If you changed your hiking shoes to trail shoes and picked up the pace, chances are, you would burn even more calories. That means you would be healthier faster.

Connect with Nature

Okay. We admit there is something awesome about being able to watch your favorite television show or even read a book (if you are careful) while getting your daily run in on your treadmill. But there is something magical about connecting with nature on a one-on-one basis. Hiking gets you as close as possible to mother nature. Take a hike and enjoy fresh scents and the sounds and sights of everything natural and beautiful.

KURU Hiking Shoes: Take a Hike

KURU’s best walking shoes are the perfect way to enjoy your next hiking experience. Our patented KURUSOLE technology provides superior arch support and a powerful heel cup that flexes with every step to absorb shock and cushion your heel. By cupping your heel, KURU shoes keep your fat pad condensed below your heel for comfort the way nature intended.

Over time, heat-responsive foams use your body heat to mold to the exact shape of your foot for a perfect custom fit and feel. Do more and go longer for better health while you hike. Choose KURU for a more active lifestyle and choose happiness.
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