The AHA journal entitled Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology states that brisk walking (fast-paced version to walking) helps the heart prevent cholesterol, diabetes, and blood pressure.
3. Asset in Slimming Down
One of the reasons why we sometimes feel sluggish would mostly be that added weight. Without realizing it, the older we get, the more weight we gain if not properly maintained or disciplined.
Aside from the food that we eat, it also has to do with one’s metabolism.
The older you get, the more your metabolism loses it’s vigor in helping you burn those excess fats and carbs. It may just be a few pounds now, but there will be complications in health if neglected.
Your metabolism may need assistance with physical activities and a 20-minute walk can achieve that extra hand needed to burn your fats.
Taking a 20-minute walk may sound easy but when you’re still starting, you would notice a change in your body’s reaction. You might feel shortness of breath, tiredness, strains in various parts of your body,
and you may need to pause.