Friday, December 15

Walk it Off!

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We tell you why a walk a daily is good for health

If you spend some time walking everyday, here’s some good news for you. People who walk regularly are known to suffer lesser from ailments such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and several other diseases. Don’t walk as much as you’d like to make an extra effort to include it in your daily regimen and you’ll notice the difference it makes to your life almost immediately. Not only is walking cheap (all you have to invest in are a pair of comfortable sneakers and track pants), there are several benefits to it as well…

Walking is greatly recommended for people in their 50s and 60s because it decreases the risk of heart-related diseases and strokes.

Regular walking not only reduces cholesterol and lowers blood pressure, but also increases bone density and helps prevent osteoporosis especially in women.

People who walk and exercise on a daily basis are known to suffer lesser from depression and anxiety as it improves self-esteem and is an instant mood enhancer.

Haven’t been sleeping that well lately? Walk a few minutes everyday and notice that you sleep better.

Want to lose weight? Walk. Experts say that nothing helps you lose weight in an effective way than a daily walk. Start with a few minutes and gradually build up your stamina.

Walking reduces the risk of colon cancer as well as cardiovascular diseases.

It is better than running since you go a little easier on your joints, you don’t wear down your joints or muscles.

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