Thursday, 13 September 2012

The Easiest Way To Live Longer

Did you know that every minute you walk can extend your life by 1.5 to 2 minutes?

In addition, many studies show that people who walk regularly live longer, weigh less, have lower blood pressure, and enjoy better overall health than non-walkers.

Ready to lace on your shoes? If you want to add to the amount of walking you do, just clip on a pedometer.

That simple action actually increases your physical activity by over 2100 steps per day, a review that pooled data from 26 studies found.

Here’s a look at ten benefits of walking.
  1. Walking Increases Your Lifespan 
  2. Walking Wards Off Diabetes
  3. Walking Keeps Your Mind Sharp 
  4. Walking Helps Lower Blood Pressure 
  5. Walking is Great for Bone Health 
  6. Walking Cuts the Risk of Stroke 
  7. Walking Improves Your Mood 
  8. Walking Torches Calories 
  9. Walking Improves Insomnia 
  10. Walking is Good for the Heart


 By Lisa Collier Cool


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