The modern way of life has changed some of our habits. People of all ages and genders enjoy sitting in front of their laptops or staying in bed with their mobiles and tablets. If you are one of those who spend a lot of time sitting your new favorite hobby, then your health is in danger. Sitting can seriously harm your health to an almost permanent point, so you better do something about this.
Specialists recommend at least 15 minutes’ walk every day. Yes, walk! Walking will make a huge difference, and you’ll feel it and you will notice its incredible effect on your body and mind.
The power of walking was approved by researchers at the University of Lyon, the University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, the Regional Center for Cancer Prevention, the University Hospital of Dijon, and Jean Monnet University in France.
The British Journal of Sports Medicine published the results from one particular study. The study involved participants over 60.
Each of the participants was motivated to exercise for 15 minutes every day. This reduced their risk of death by 22 percent when compared to individuals who don’t do any exercises. The study has shown that a simple 15-minute walk will keep you alive for longer.
This and similar studies occupied headlines across the country. Specialists agree that everyone should exercise at least 15 minutes every day at a moderate pace.
Health benefits of walking:
- Prevents diabetes
- Promotes weight loss
- Increases vitamin D levels
- Relieves pain
- Prevents the development of colon, breast, and lung cancer
- Strengthens heart
- Boosts mood
Go for a walk with your friends every day, and enjoy your life!