Walking is a very simple form of aerobic exercise which we never take it seriously. Cure for all disease is walking which is recommend by doctors. Steps counted during the house chores or moving inside the house are not considered as walking.
Walking is considered when we cover certain period of time with certain speed or distance. Make a daily routine of walking for #30 minutes, gradually try to increase the time according to your choice. Walking as lot of health benefits, but I will point out some important benefits of walking.
- Help you in Weight Loss.
- Reduces Cardio Vascular Disease.
- Lower the Risk of Diabetes.
- Reduces Depression and Overcomes Memory Loss.
- Walking Increases the Life Span.
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Help you in Weight Loss.
Approximately 90 to 200 calories are burnt during 30 minutes slow walking. We can burn more calories if we start 30 minutes brisk walking at certain rate. Walking helps to improve the metabolism rate which helps in reducing the abdominal and visceral fat. Studies have proven that proper walking and proper diet can help us to loss more weight in short span of time.
Reduces Cardiovascular Disease.
Regular walking helps to decrease the level of LDL (bad) cholesterol and helps in increase the level of HDL (good) cholesterol and improves the blood pressure. According to Harvard Medical School studies have proven that by regular walking keeps heart in good condition and reduces the chance of Heart Attack. Walking up to 30 minutes reduces the chance of heart attack by 18-20%.
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Lower the Risk Of Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease where our blood sugar level are high. It is caused when our pancreas incapable of producing Insulin. I knew a person X who had a high level ( 230mg/dl) sugar, but she controlled by regular walking for daily an hour.
Walking is mainly recommended by Doctors for Diabetic patients to control the sugar level. the reason is walking helps in proper metabolism rate in the human body which helps in production of insulin. Walking helps muscles absorb blood sugar, preventing it from building up in the bloodstream and helps in reduce blood sugar level.
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Reduces Depression and Overcomes Memory loss.
Yes! It’s true Walking for 20 to 30 minutes elevates our mood. Walking for 20 minutes helps to release hormones like endorphins which act as stress buster. People who regularly walk have 30% reduced mental health problems. Walking is really good for people who are suffering from Dementia. Regular Walking helps to improve the function of Brain which helps to overcome the problem of memory loss.
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Walking Increase the Life Span.
Dr Mercola of Fitness Peak proves that walking daily for 30 minutes can increase the life span by 7 years. He says regular walking can trigger an anti ageing process and help in old DNA repair. Large number of death rate is caused by not being active or not doing any exercise. Doing regular activity can help in achieving more year of Life Span.
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