PROVEN BENEFITS OF WALKING:
BENEFITS OF WALKING: Walking is the most underrated form of exercise. Yes, that’s true and apparently, not many of us count it even as a mode of exercise. But, believe us, it could do wonders.
“Walking can be as good as a workout, if not better than running,” says Dr. Matt Tanneberg, CSCS, a sports Chiropractor and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona who works with elite athletes.
Proven Benefits of Walking:
Something as simple as a daily walk can help you live a healthier life. Here are some proven benefits.
- Get more sun exposure for vitamin D.
- Daily walking reduces sleep disorders.
- Walking can trim your waistline.
- You will have more regular bathroom habits.
- Improve mental attitude.
- Walking improves circulation.
- It will improve your outlook on life.
- It helps prevent falls in older people.
- Walking uphill will firm your glutes.
- Make you look younger.
- Keeps your metabolism working fast.
- Reduce body fat.
- Relieve menopause symptoms.
- Improve blood lipid levels.
- Helps raise your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
- Improve your memory.
- It allows you time to meditate.
- Reduces the chances of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
- Help you get rid of flabby legs.
- Helps reduce obesity.
- Help manage type-2 diabetes.
- Reduce arthritis pain.
- Best way to exercise the muscles in your feet.
- Your legs will look good and be stronger.
- Increases dexterity.
- Increase your lifespan.
- Strengthen your bones.
- It can help reduce acid reflux.
- Reduce the size of your buttocks.
- Daily walking increases energy.
- Improves your sex life.
- Manage high blood pressure.
- Improves your social life.
- Exercise increases the functioning of the lungs.
- Good for your brain.
- Walking can reduce restless leg syndrome.
- Reduce excess weight.
- It is a low impact form of exercise.
- Daily walking improves asthmatic and respiratory conditions.
- Daily walking can improve your heart health.
- Your creative juices start to flow.
- Reduce your risk of cancer.
- It boosts the immune system.
- Help prevent miscarriage.
- Reduce stress.
- Improve fluid intelligence.
- Improve your balance and coordination.
- It is in your body’s makeup to walk.
- It gives you time to think.
It can be concluded that walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 15-30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.