You will extremely experience exciting & countless advantages from regular exercise for your physical, mental & emotional wellbeing. But there are some Americans who don’t separate a time to exercise or either workout during their spare time.
According some researches by a professor of inherited cardiac diseases from St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London, Sanjay Sharma,
It’s impossible for us to stop getting old but it’s not impossible to delay the time we become old & look younger. We can still look young when we are our late 60 & may live longer looking younger
Doing exercise extend your life span from three to seven years, it alleviates depression, improves cognitive function & delay or decline damages for your mentality such as memory loss.
Below are advantages of walking daily.
- Reduce the risk of diabetes
As per the researches by Harvard Nurses Health, walking daily reduces 30% of the risk of diabetes for Women. It may also shrink abdominal fat resulting diabetes as well.
2. Reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
As per the researches by University of Virginia Health System, it reduces the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in men during the age between 71-93 when compared to the rest of the men who are not doing daily exercise.
3. Reduce the risk of high blood pressure
Walking reduces the risk of high blood pressure.
4. Helps digesting
The gastric mobility is improving according to Tara Aleichem, a physical therapist at Cancer Treatment Center in America.
5. Reduces pain and intensify mobility
Improve movability in people with PAD (peripheral artery disease) according to The American Heart Association
6. Increase bone health
improve the strength of teeth, bone density, the strength of bones & the risk of being affected by osteoporosis, fractures, and shrinkage of the spine is less.
7. Cognitive ability increases
The ability to pay attention, read, memory & reasoning etc. are increased by walking for both old & young generations.
8. Long existence
Can expect a greater longevity.
9. Improves mood
Walking emerges the positive mindset of a person & decrease the feelings of negativity according to the researches in 2016.
Tips for walking
- Walk at least 3.5 miles with a suitable pace
- Incline walk more to burn more calories
- Wear the most comfortable shoes.
- Maintain the body structure, shoulders down, looking straight ahead keeping the chin parallel to the ground
- Pump the shoulders by swinging the arms and bending them 90 degrees
Do more changes in your daily routine of walking & expect more changes
- Take stairs instead of the elevator
- Choose to walk to your work place
- Walk with your friends after having lunch & dinner
According Dr. Mercola’s suggestions choose a place suitable to walk without any footwear(grounding) , may be park covered with grass or a sandy beach. Eventually this helps your body to absorb energy from the Earth through the sole of one’s feet. Having these as practices will have powerful impacts physically.
Following are some which can improved by grounding. This was concluded by & published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health,
- Energy levels
- Asthmatic and respiratory conditions
- Chronic muscle and joint pain
- Sleep disturbances
- Immune system activity and response
- Heart rate variability
- Primary indicators of osteoporosis
- Reduce Diabetes
Better use a pedometer or a wearable fitness first to understand how much less you work. This will motivate you and keep a track when you start walking as an exercise.
You will be inspired to see how much you walk each day when you start tracking your steps.
Hope this article was useful for you & please remember to start walking as a habit.