AbstractObjective: Determine the effect of brisk walking exercise on blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension in Puskesmas Secang I. Methods: This type of research is quasi-experiment approach non equivalent pretest-posttest control group design, in which the intervention group of hypertensive patients who consume antihypertensive drug treatment and given the form of brisk walking exercise 30 minutes for 8 sessions in 2 weeks, while the control group only hypertensive drugs. Sampling was done by purposive sampling method were 116 patients with essential hypertension were treated in health centers Secang 1. Blood pressure measurements performed at the beginning and end of the study. Statistical test using test Wilcoxon and Mann-Whitney. Results: The study results showed a mean decrease in blood pressure, with significance at p = 0.001 systolic pressure and diastolic pressure of p = 0.001. Discussion: Brisk walking exercise can be done as a complementary therapy in patients with essential hypertension. Conclusion: brisk walking exercise will affect cardiac output and resistance vascular that the end result can lower blood pressure.