Walking is the best exercise suggested by most of the doctors to lead a healthy and happier life. There are several medical and mental benefits associated with walking.
Let us have a clear look at the benefits of walking:
it reduces the glaucoma risk.
it boosts endorphins and eases stress, confusion, anger and fatigue within 10 minutes.
it prevents the person from falling sick by halving the odds of catching cold.
enhances heart beat rate and improves blood circulation in the body
it engages all abdomen muscles.
improves blood pressure by five points.
in women, walking limits the risk of colon cancer by 31%.
it burns more amount of fat than jogging.
it strengthens legs, hamstrings and Hip Flexors.
reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease over 5 years.
it activates muscles of arms and shoulders.
improves balance by strengthening legs.
walking can aid the individual to be free from diseases. walking for 30 minutes per day or 5 times a week will make the person more healthy and happier.