Serious health issues become more common nowadays as people are more prone to sedentary lifestyle as well as physical inactivity. Everyone must have at least 15 minutes of free time for exercising every day.
In this article, we’re recommending you a simple form of walking! It’s super fun and it will offer you amazing effects for your overall health and also for your body. What you need are only 15 minutes every day!
According to researchers at the University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, the University Hospital of Dijon, the University of Lyon, the Regional Center for Cancer Prevention and Jean Monnet University in France, this exercise is extremely effective.
The British Journal of Sports Medicinepublished one of these studies. The participants it involved were older than 60.
They had to practice exercising 15 minutes every day. They managed to lower their risk of death by 22% compared to the participants who did not exercise at all. According to the complete results of the study, only 15 minutes of walking a day ‘will help you live longer’!
Doctors also claim that at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week should be done in order to achieve an optimal health!
Here are only some of the benefits of walking as a low-impact exercise:
- It prevents diabetes
- It relieves pain
- It helps you in the process of weight loss
- It helps in the prevention of breast cancer, colon cancer and lung cancer
- It enhances your mood
- It supports heart health
- It increases the levels of vitamin D
So, what have you got to lose? Try it out today! You’ll notice the positive results very soon!