You must have heard a quote, " An early-morning walk is a blessing for a whole day". There are many health benefits of walking such as It increases cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness. It reduces the risk of heart diseases and stroke and also helps to build our bones stronger and improves balance. It increases muscle strength and endurance and reduces body fat.
Walking is one of a great way to improve and maintain one's overall health. Just 30 minutes of walking every day could increase an individual's cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, boost muscle power, and endurance. It also reduces the risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and some cancers. Unlike some other forms of exercise, walking is free and doesn’t need any special equipment or training.
A 2007 study of inactive women shows that even a low level of exercise around 75 minutes per week could improve their fitness levels significantly when compared to a non-exercising group. Therefore, this also shows that Physical activity does not have to be vigorous or done for long periods to improve your health.
Walking is generally a safe way to exercise, but we must always look out for unexpected hazards. Mentioned below are some of the suggestions that one must follow.
By- Sakshi Bhardwaj
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