In order to ensure your health, you should make all possible to stay in shape and fit. Regular walking is one of the most beneficial exercises you can perform.
It helps weight loss, boosts heart and mental health, improves mood, and optimize vitamin D levels in the body.
Only 30 minutes daily of this low impact exercise will provide the following benefits:
Boosts the immune system: walking for half an hour daily boosts the levels of cells in the body’s immune system
Improves mental health: Walking improves mood and treats the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Improves cardiovascular health: Walking for 20 minutes daily lowers the risk of heart disease by 30%.
Helps with mobility into advanced age: Walking is highly beneficial for the physical health in people aged 70 to 89, and individuals who exercised regularly when younger had a very low risk of having any physical disability.
Effectively aids in weight loss: Regular walking will lower the effects of 32 obesity-promoting genes in the human body.
Reduces cravings for sweets: Walking for 15 minutes will help you curb cravings for sugary foods and treats cravings due to stress.
Improves memory: Walking improves memory in older patients, as physical exercise helps to increase the size of the hippocampus.
Increases Lung Capacity: while walking, you breathe in more oxygen, and the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide at a larger volume boosts the capacity of the lungs, as well as your stamina and exercise performance.
Strengthens Muscles: walking will strengthen and tone the muscles and prevent muscle loss.
Improves Digestion: Walking supports weight loss and supports digestion, and thus prevents gastrointestinal discomfort, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and even colon cancer.