walking is a part of daily exercise and it is performed bit slower to running. It is one of the best ways to stay fit and maintain proper health and it even helps in increasing the life expectancy. Usually walking boosts your health, lifts your mood, reduces stress and improves the quality of life.
There are several benefits associated with walking and the benefits are clearly depicted in the infographic:
one hour walking per week will reduce the risk of coronary heart diseases.
Walking helps in reducing the additional weight gained and by slow walking you can burn 114 calories for every mile.
Every additional 15 minutes of walking will increase the person's life expectancy by 3 years.
Reports have shown that regular walking can reduce the arthritis pain by 24 – 32%.
A regular walk will reduce the blood pressure there by reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and walking improves aerobic capacity of an individual by 19%.