The idea of staying healthy is becoming more common among people as many tend to suffer greater health issues. Such cases have skyrocketed to a great level in the recent times. This brings us to the need for taking the necessary actions to ensure our healthy living. Speaking of which people often end up diet plans and exercise routines. Even though there is nothing wrong with that being little protective but this idea may not provide fruitful results to all. This could be shocking but it is the truth, so one must get ready to analyse the best possible ways of making it happen. I hope many of us are familiar with the idea of Walking but how does it could influence one’s health? And this article is all about answering the effective ways by which one could make a better use of walking to improve health.
People walk every day (or at least they use to) before all of the modern fancy locomotives came into existence. Such a practice might be drag yet it has resulted in good deeds in terms of people’s health. Many haven’t realised this until now as people are forced to take part in such walking actions to stay healthy and happy. This doesn’t mean that technology is cursed! It sure had revolutionised our lives in only ways we could have imagined! But too much of anything is not good! So this is applicable in terms of these modern technological innovations. Many modern studies have clearly shown that walking is the simple and easy workout that anyone could do and get benefited.
What makes it special?
Following are some of the interesting facts about walking that would interest you.
- Walking helps in reducing one’s body weight.
- It is simple and an easy workout.
- It is also coined as the perfect exercise as anyone could do it on a regular basis.
- According to the findings in American Journal of Preventative Medicine, people who walk 30 minutes per day or 150 minutes per week are healthier with reduced risk of dying at the young age.
- People who tend to walk faster (speed walking) also found healthier than others (normal paced walkers).
- Also based on the study conducted by British Journal of Sports Medicine, among 50,225 walkers it is found that aged people (60 years) who tend to walk faster than normal pace has developed the reduction in the risk of cardiovascular diseases by 53 percent. Whereas it was 46 percent among people who walk at a normal pace.
- Speed walking improves fitness and flexibility in the body muscles and joints.
- It tones the body muscles
- As obvious, it reduces the risk of many life-threatening diseases, heart diseases, type 2 diabetes, cancer and etc.
- It increases the Endorphins level in the blood which is known as the Natural Happy drug. As it reduces depression and improves our mood enhancing the mental health of an individual.
So this doesn’t mean that other fitness practices should be avoided. This is one of the most convenient and easy workout anyone could try themselves. A simple walk for about 30 minutes a day could make greater changes to your health. So make a routine habit of walking if you are planning to stay in good shape and enjoying your life to its fullest! So it is better to stick to walking to improve health in more easy and effective way.
Vivek is an Outreach specialist for Blogs. He is also a writing enthusiast fond of healthy and happy living. He believes Knowledge gets better when shared. So he founded The Mindful Bytes as a platform for people who love to read and write anything that has to do with Health, Tech, Business, Finance, and Lifestyle.