Sunday, August 26, 2012

Benefits of Walking

Benefits of Walking
The human body is made to walk.

Our bodies function better when we walk. We are healthier in many ways
when we walk.
Walking 30 minutes a day cuts the rate of people becoming diabetic by
more than half and it cuts the risk of people over 60 becoming
diabetic by almost 70 percent.
Walking cuts the risk of stroke by more than 25 percent.
Walking reduces hypertension. The body has over 100,000 miles of blood
vessels. Those blood vessels are more supple and healthier when we
Walking cuts the risk of cancer as well as diabetes and stroke.
Women who walk have a 20 percent lower likelihood of getting breast
cancer and a 31 percent lower risk of getting colon cancer.
Women with breast cancer who walk regularly can reduce their
recurrence rate and their mortality rate by over 50 percent.
The human body works better when we walk. The body resists diseases
better when we walk, and the body heals faster when we walk.
We don't have to walk a lot. Thirty minutes a day has a huge impact on
our health.
Men who walk thirty minutes a day have a significantly lower level of
prostate cancer. Men who walk regularly have a 60 percent lower risk
of colon cancer.
For men with prostate cancer, studies have shown that walkers have a
46 percent lower mortality rate.
Walking also helps prevent depression, and people who walk regularly
are more likely to see improvements in their depression. In one study,
people who walked and took medication scored twice as well in 30 days
as the women who only took the medication. Another study showed that
depressed people who walked regularly had a significantly higher level
of not being depressed in a year compared to depressed people who did
not walk. The body generates endorphins when we walk. Endorphins help
us feel good.
Walking strengthens the heart. Walking strengthens bones. Walking
improves the circulatory system.
Walking generates positive neurochemicals. Healthy eating is important
but dieting can trigger negative neurochemicals and can be hard to do.
Walking generates positive neurochemicals. People look forward to
walking and enjoy walking.
And research shows that fit beats fat for many people. Walking half an
hour a day has health benefits that exceed the benefits of losing 20
When we walk every day, our bodies are healthier and stronger. A
single 30 minute walk can reduce blood pressure by five points for
over 20 hours.
Walking reduces the risk of blood clots in your legs.
People who walk regularly have much lower risk of deep vein thrombosis.
People who walk are less likely to catch colds, and when people get
colds, walkers have a 46 percent shorter symptom time from their
Walking improves the health of our blood, as well. Walking is a good
boost of high density cholesterol and people with high levels of HDL
are less likely to have heart attacks and stroke.
Walking speeds up metabolism and burns calories. Walkers often find
that eating habits change and weight loss results from those eating
Walking significantly diminishes the risk of hip fracture and the need
for gallstone surgery is 20 to 31 percent lower for walkers.
Walking is the right thing to do.
The body needs to walk.
We don't need to walk a lot 30 minutes a day makes the body work better.
The best news is that the 30 minutes doesn't have to be done in one
lump of time. Two 15 minute walks achieve the same goals. Three 10
minute walks achieve most of those goals.
We can walk 15 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes at night and
achieve our walking goals.
Walking feels good. It helps the body heal. It keeps the body healthy.
It improves our biological health, our physical health, our
psychosocial health, and helps with our emotional health. Walking can
literally add years entire years to your life.
Its good to walk.
Be good to yourself.
Be good to your body.
If you can where you can walk.
Everybody Walk. Be well.

LIKE UR HANDS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Keep Walking.

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