Most people are well aware of the countless benefits from regular exercise and the amazing effects it can have on our mental, emotional, and physical health.
However, most Americans simply choose not to exercise or workout in their spare time.
According to Sanjay Sharma, professor of inherited cardiac diseases in sports cardiology at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London:
“We may never avoid becoming completely old, but we may delay the time we become old. We may look younger when we’re 70 and may live into our nineties.
Exercise buys you three to seven additional years of life. It is an antidepressant, it improves cognitive function, and there is now evidence that it may retard the onset of dementia.”
Here are some of the benefits of walking on a daily basis!
1. It can lower the risk of diabetes
The findings from the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study showed that women that walked for half an hour daily experienced a 30% lower risk of diabetes.
Walking was also found to be able to shrink dangerous abdominal fat, which can result in diabetes.
2. It lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System discovered that men at the age of 71 – 93, who walked more than a 1/4 of a mile daily had half the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in comparison to compared to participants who walked less.
3. It reduces high blood pressure
Researchers found that moderate intensity walking lowers the risk of high blood pressure.
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