Benefits of Walking in Women’s Health

Many people are so neglectful and ignorant of the health benefits of walking.  But factually, walking as a hobby is healthy and can help you stay in shape. Below are few facts you should know about walking.

  1. Walking is simple, easy, free and yet powerful.
  2. Walking can help you stay trim and fit
  3. Walking can help, improve cholesterol levels.
  4. Walking can help strengthen your bones,
  5. Regular walking can help keep blood pressure in check,
  6. Daily walking can also help lift your mood
  7. Walking can also lower your risk for a number of diseases (diabetes and heart disease for example).
  8. Walking can also help improve memory and resist age-related memory loss

Recommendations

  1. So, please, form the habit of daily walk.
  2. Get a well-fitting and supportive pair of sport shoes.
  3. Then start with walking for about 10-15 minutes at a time daily.
  4. With time, as you master walking, increase the time and start to walk farther
  5. With time, start walking faster
  6. Then increase your walking to at least 30 to 60 minutes on most days of the week.

Thank you

Dr. Chudi Godsons

Reference & Photo Credit

Harvard Health 

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