Getting some exercise isn't as laborious as you might think. If you can muster a brisk, thirty-minute walk most days of the week you'll reduce stress, tone your legs and bum, slash your risk of getting sick, and possibly live longer. It has serious aerobic benefits if you walking briskly - no strolling aloud! Hold your core muscles in as you walk for extra toning - Pull your abs in as if trying to reach your spine. And remember to breathe! Walking is something you can do your entire life, and it's about the most budget-friendly exercise out there. All you really need is a good pair of walking shoes - check out About.com's guide to buying the perfect shoe at http://walking.about.com.