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
Walking is not the same thing as running, however, it is as effective as running when it comes to the prevention of heart problems. It lowers the bl… Read the rest
Most people think that they must do intense workouts in order to successfully lose weight. Luckily, this is not the case! All you need to do is make sure your mind is on the right track and be persistent in your exercising.
THE IMPORTANCE OF A NUTRITIOUS DIET
In most cases, people pay more attention to the workout neglecting the fact that exercise is merely a part of the equation for losing weight. In reality 80% of weight loss is stimulated by a healthy diet and only 20% come from performing physical activities.
This is a reason why you should start thinking about making healthy changes to your eating habits. Always keep in mind that your body needs the proper nutrient balance. Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are the providers of 100% of our energy. The difference between these nutrients is based on how fast they transform into energy. Carbohydrates transform the fastest and fats the slowest of all.
There are a numerous options for you if you decide to stick to a certain eating in order to boost your health and lose weight at the same time, such as ketogenic, vegetarian, vegan, Atkins, gluten-free and more other diets. .
CONSISTENCY IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS
Consistency is the most important thing if you want to achieve sustainable weight loss, to maintain or develop your muscles and general health. And maybe t