Do you ever take a stroll? Then you are doing a good job, because walking involves a lot of physical benefits. Especially at a later age, it will be good for you to walk regularly. Older people who walk every day have a higher life expectancy than people who don’t.
The benefits of walking:
- The heart and breathing speeds are stimulated; this way, extra oxygen is pumped to your muscles.
- Thanks to the accelerated blood circulation, your nutrients reach the right place. In this way, you do not store energy, but consume it instead.
Below you can see two more important benefits of walking on a daily basis. Walking on a daily basis can be achieved by going somewhere on foot more often instead of taking the bike or car.
- You train your muscles, bones and organs by walking every day.
- By taking a stroll during the day, you will get the daily amount of vitamin D necessary.
Walking is not only very important for elderly people; children also benefit from it. Overweight children who take a walk for 45 minutes each day will lose weight much faster. In addition, lung capacity is increased.
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