The Benefits Of Walking In The Morning

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Early morning walk is considered to be the best form of exercise. It gives us a sense of happiness calms our agitated nerves and cools the mind body and soul. The fresh oxygen that we often miss in concrete jungles of our cities may be easily utilized in the early hours of morning. As you listen to your own silent rhythm, the pulse of life, your own heartbeat you become whole, fit in mind, body and soul. A 30 minute walk early in the morning is equivalent to 2 hour hard core exercise in the gym.The best time for a morning walk is 5:00 Am to 7:00 Am. It is also termed as the best medicine.

It can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease and it is the most important benefit of early morning walk.

Did you know that three hours of brisk walking each week (that’s just 30 minutes per day) can lower a woman’s risk of heart disease by 30% to 40% and that one hour of regular, moderate exercise (equivalent to brisk walking), done five days a week, may cut a man’s risk of stroke in half?

Get at least a 30 minutes walk everyday. Keep your pace at 3 to 5 miles an hour, Vary your routes so that you are not walking on flat ground. Walking four times a week, 45 minutes each time, the average person can lose 18 pounds in a year with no change in diet. Walking can help you trim fat as well as tone your muscles.

Morning walk is good for muscular strength, it also strengthens your heart, delays or prevents major diseases or illness, reduces blood pressure and the risk of stroke, reduces cholesterol, strengthens joints and bones, helps control weight, improves mood and self-esteem, contributes to “brain fitness”, gives you energy and a good night’s rest, relieves stress and worry, improves balance and circulation, boosts immune system and helps to control diabetes.

 

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