Walking

Walking is great form of physical exercise. It boosts cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat and boost muscle power and increases endurance. Walking also helps in reducing the risks of threatening lifestyle diseases like diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension and some cancers. It’s also a hassle-free activity, free and doesn’t require you to do anything other than put on a good pair of sports shoes. It’s easy on the joints and is a doable activity for people of all age groups. Research after research has shown that even a 30-minute walk every day is enough to keep obesity-related diseases like diabetes, heart disease, etc. at bay. Walking at 6.5 km/h, a fairly standard pace can help a 65 kg man burn 362 calories per hour.   

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Is walking, jogging or running outside better than the treadmill for weight loss?
- Agencies
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Walk your way to a healthier you!
- Dr Rajeev Virmani
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