5 Good Reasons to Walk

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5 Good Reasons to Walk

Walking regularly provides various physical and psychological benefits to humans. Here are five of them:

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  1. Walking reduces stress, induces joy and increases self-respect.

    One of the most important benefits of walking is that it reduces stress and calms us. At the same time, endorphin hormone that is secreted while walking makes us more joyful. Increasing our self-respect with the pride that comes with achieving something is another important benefit.
  2. It is possible to lose weight with walking for only 30 minutes every day.
    Walking is one of the best exercises for losing weight. It is also beneficial for the joints. Your purpose should be jogging for 30 minutes every day, however you may start with shorter periods if it becomes difficult for you in the beginning. You do not need special areas, sports centers for walking, if you area able to, preferring green areas should increase your motivation.

  3. Walking regularly decreases blood pressure, increases quality of your sleep and provides energy.
    Did you know that individuals who walk regularly have a less risk for problems such as cardiac arrest, stroke, high cholesterol. Walking regulates your blood pressure, prevents bad cholesterol, lowers the risk for various cancers and improves your immunity system. Moreover a good walk should increase quality of your sleep and give you energy.

  4. A way to make walking more fun, pedometer and a companion Walking together with a friend will both ensures mutual motivation and makes walking more fun.

  5. The need for snacks decreases during walking and 15 minutes after!

    Did you know that the desire for high-calorie, fatty foods and chocolate lowers while walking and 15 minutes after the walk? Latest researches proved that the secreted endorphin hormone lowers the desire to eat and this assists losing weight.

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