The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences Director, Matthew Mahar, was featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune speaking about the importance and benefits of walking.
“Dr. Matthew Mahar, director of the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State, says a regular walking regimen helps a person be healthier, even if there’s no accompanying weight loss. He says walking helps maintain weight and can stave off diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension while helping to increase bone density, memory and mood. It’s a simple activity with multiple benefits.”