I feel like the title, Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say says it all, but the article is very much worth reading. Follow the link for the full article. The quote from the article below puts the proper perspective on how sedentary many of us are, outside of the gym. I will definitely be checking out Katy Bowman's book, Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement.
“Actively sedentary is a new category of people who are fit for one hour but sitting around the rest of the day," Bowman said. “You can’t offset 10 hours of stillness with one hour of exercise.”