- 14 Jun 2019
You have probably heard the saying by Hippocrates “Walking is The Best Medicine”. And when you think about it, that short sentence tells you a lot about your health. Walking combined with a healthy diet, and good night sleep can help you avoid the doctor altogether.
As little as 15-30 minutes of walking every day can drastically improve not only a person’s overall appearance but health as well. Plus, walking is free, easy and requires little effort.
Here’s a list of benefits you can get by walking every day:
1. Positive brain changes
All kinds of physical activity, including the low impact aerobic exercises like walking, rejuvenate the entire body by sending new blood throughout the entire body. That way, you feel better and healthier, and your brain gets enough blood to function properly. It can prevent early dementia, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and improve your mental health.
2. Improved eyesight
Even though eyes might seem like the last thing to be connected with the legs, walking actually benefits their health too. Walking (and exercise as a whole) may reduce the eye pressure, and thus help to fight glaucoma.
3. Prevention of heart disease
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