A wealth of new research now proves that walking will make you healthier and add years to your life. Walking is as good as running for reducing blood pressure and cholesterol and fighting heart disease. Walking can help to protect against depression, memory loss and even Alzheimer’s. It’s so simple and so effective. With SE Fitness groups you also get to meet great people and enjoy Sutton Park in the Autumn. What’s not to love?
According to The American Heart Association, walking is one of the best exercises out there. Just 30 minutes a day delivers multiple benefits, including reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, improving blood pressure and sugar levels, maintaining body weight and reducing the risk of obesity, and many more. Walking has the lowest dropout rate from any other exercises — because it’s so easy to do, you can do it anywhere, and it requires no special equipment other than a good pair of walking shoes — and a recent research study showed that walking for an hour or more a day has the greatest impact on increasing lifespan than any other activity, speaking of health check the latest treatments at 10naturalhomeremedies.
But more than just being really great for your physical well-being, walking is one of the best things you can do to feel more energized, positive, and well, yes, even happier. A recent study found people who spent some time outside daily had a greater sense of vitality, which led to improved moods and increased resilience against physical illnesses. Other studies have shown that just 20 minutes of being outdoors can help boost how you feel and when combined with exercise, the benefits multiply.