Serious health issues often come from sedentary lifestyles and the physical inactivity.
However, anyone can find at least 15 minutes every day for exercising.
It is highly recommended that a simple form of walking will provide amazing effects for your health and body. You will only need 15 minutes daily to support your overall health.
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, all confirmed the effectiveness of this exercise.
A study was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It involved participants older than 60.
When they exercised 15 minutes a day, this lowered their risk of death by 22%, in comparison to participants who did not exercise at all. The study findings maintained that a 15-minute daily walk ‘will help you live longer.’
Doctors claim that you should do at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week.
Here are the benefits of walking as a low-impact exercise are numerous, including:
- It prevents diabetes
- Weight loss
- Increases the levels of vitamin D
- It relieves pain
- Helps the prevention of colon cancer, breast cancer, and lung cancer
- It supports heart health
- It enhances mood
So take the time to walk at least 15 minutes a day for health benefits!
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