We are all used to just sit around and not being active at all. But not being active can cause some serious health problems.
Probably the reason for this is that people do not have much time for exercising, but we will tell you that there is a solution for this with the most effective form –walking.
Just 15 minutes of walking a day can prolong your life. Numerous studies have been conducted in France in Jean Monnet University, the University Hospital of Dijon, the University of Lyon, the University Hospital of Saint-Etienne and British Journal of Sports Medicine published the results.
In this study participated people over the age of 60 and it proved that people who performed exercises just for 15 minutes a day lowered their risk of dying for even 22% as opposed to those who are inactive. Just 15 minutes a day of walking can actually prolong your lifetime.
This story has spread worldwide.
This is the reason that all doctors advise us to be physically active for at least 150 minutes per week.
Just a simple walking exercise can offer you a lot of health benefits like the following:
- Promotes weight loss
- Increases the level of vitamin D
- Relieves pain
- Gives a better mood
- Improves the cardiovascular function
- Hinders diabetes
- Hinders lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer