I started out very out of shape and 1/2 mile was all I could handle. I would come home and collapse on my bed and rest for half an hour. I kept at it and within a month was walking 1-2 miles at a time (much slower pace than many) but felt much better. Within 3 months I was able to walk much farther and 4-5 mile walks were easy. I also found at about two months, I could see a difference in many things.
I would suggest nordic or power walking if you have such a limited time to walk as that will give you a better overall workout. Perhaps interval walking with some jogging or lunges in the walk to increase the work your legs do.
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