25 Good reasons to Love Walking For Exercise

 

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25 Reasons to Love Walking For Exercise. 1. It gets you moving. Sitting for long periods of time increases your likelihood of illness and even early death. Luckily, walking can 2. It’s a great way to lose weight.

Walking for around 30 minutes a day can burn up to 200 calories and help you lose. Walking is one of the easiest ways to get yourself moving, and while the act is simple, the health benefits of walking are anything but. Walking has been shown to improve everything from heart and lung health to brain power and memory. Brisk walkingand other non-vigorous activity is linked with more energy, less depression, and healthier weight, according to a 2018 study of 51,000 men being treated for prostate cancer, published.

11 Reasons to Love Walking. Getting out and walking is so important especially if you spend so much time indoors during this Covid-19 crisis. But even before the crisis, many people might have been reluctant to walk for exercise thinking “that something I. Walk and Run for Your Body Walking and running can flatten your abs, and more. “You can help strengthen your core, tone your glutes, and get lean, defined legs by running or walking regularly,” says Ed Laskowski, MD, codirector of the Mayo Clinic.

Walking improves mental acuity because the aerobic exercise pumps more oxygen to the brain. It also releases chemicals such as adrenaline that boost alertness. Several studies indicate that.

Walking’s good for your heart, too. In fact, the American Heart Association calls it the simplest lifestyle change you can make for heart health. It positively impacts blood pressur. In fact, research shows that walking for at least 10 minutes a day—or about an hour every week—can stave off disability and arthritis pain in older adults. There are many great reasons to walk.

Your heart will get stronger, you’ll lower your blood pressure, and your bones will get stronger. Walking also eases stress, helps you sleep better. Walking in nature, specifically, was found to reduce ruminating over negative experiences, which increases activity in the brain associated with negative emotions and raises risk of depression.

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One reason is that walking is a stress reliever.

“The 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition” by Dr Mike Moreno
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by Dr Mike Moreno
Simon & Schuster UK, 2014

3 I like walking because it is good exercise.

“Praxis Core For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests” by Carla C. Kirkland, Chan Cleveland
from Praxis Core For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests
by Carla C. Kirkland, Chan Cleveland
Wiley, 2014

These weren’t things I wanted to do, in fact I downright resented that simply walking could make my legs weak and on hot days a short stroll to the corner could make me sweat as if I’d gone for a long jog.

“Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive: 101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude” by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark
from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive: 101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude
by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark
Chicken Soup for the Soul, 2010

Walking should be a lifelong program to promote wellness and joy in living.

“Caring for Older Adults Holistically” by Tamara R Dahlkemper
from Caring for Older Adults Holistically
by Tamara R Dahlkemper
F.A. Davis Company, 2019

My favorite walk was when I would think of a focus to work on and then try to see how far I could walk before I lost the focus.

“ChiWalking: Fitness Walking for Lifelong Health and Energy” by Danny Dreyer, Katherine Dreyer
from ChiWalking: Fitness Walking for Lifelong Health and Energy
by Danny Dreyer, Katherine Dreyer
Atria Books, 2009

Walking keeps bones and muscles strong, helps to control body weight and reduce body fat, and improves blood lipids and blood pressure.

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from Concept-Based Clinical Nursing Skills E-Book: Fundamental to Advanced
by Loren Stein, Connie J Hollen
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Walking is also great, because you get your circulation moving and get a chance to think at the same time.

“The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy” by Vicki Iovine
from The Girlfriends’ Guide to Pregnancy
by Vicki Iovine
Pocket Books, 2007

Studies show that walking provides almost all the benefits of more vigorous activity, requires no equipment or fees, and can be done alone or with a companion (Norman & Mills, 2004).

“Conceptual Foundations E-Book: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice” by Elizabeth E. Friberg
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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Walking improves cardiovascular capacity, bodily endurance, lower body muscular strength and flexibility, posture, enhances metabolism of lipoproteins and insulin/glucose dynamics, and may increase bone strength (Morris and Hardman 1997).

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from The Urban Design Reader
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Finally, walking can have psychological benefits as well, helping to reduce anxiety and depression.

“Physical Fitness and Wellness: Changing the Way You Look, Feel, and Perform” by Jerrold S. Greenberg, George B. Dintiman, Barbee Myers Oakes
from Physical Fitness and Wellness: Changing the Way You Look, Feel, and Perform
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Human Kinetics, 2004

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  • When you’re doing a workout for people above 50 and you’re 17 ((: I am too sore to do my normal workout but I loved every second of it (‘:

  • This was such a waste of time! Instead of 20 sec, you could have done 30 sec of exercise and 30 sec of running or walking. Please stop talking too much!

  • Hi Lucy I’m always come this walking exercise course like it so much your steps easy to follow and I feel so energetic after done the workout with you already 1 year with you as my good trainer and my ��‍♀️ most of the time, please keep it up your workout for us always healthier, motivated for all for us, thank you so much Lucy my ��‍♀️✔️❤️��������‍♂️

  • I LOVE your workouts. I do a different one everyday. I’m not looking for a big butt, just one that’s a little firmer. I’ll be joining you on Patreon on the 1st. Thank you for the inspiration!

  • All your workouts are great!! Like how you give them for all the varied needs for health and body shape; great job!!! Blessings!!!

  • Pahlla, How about this process for weight loss shorturl.at/flrGO? The information sure suggests a huge and simpler weight loss…. Will it work? TIA Kay

  • Hi, Pahla. My wife (69) and I (75) are delighted to have found your friendly, encouraging, MODERATE workout videos. They’re just what we need now that we’re all under viral “house arrest,” as it were, and shut off from our usual neighborhood walks. We especially liked this session, with the special contribution from Agatha at about 15:25. Our cat also a pretty gray tabby liked it too.

  • Hi, Pahla! I loved your video with Danna and Robyn! You did great and I hope that many more women will start working out with you☺️
    My new favorite move is the “tap-back bursts”! I especially loved the moves in the last 10 minutes of this video! Fantastic and thanks��

  • I’ll be 64 next month and have been doing walking videos for a number of years, usually 30 minutes. This one didn’t give me a lot of steps, but it definitely worked me out more than the others! I also liked that there was no distracting music. First time here and I just subscribed!

  • Hafa Adai (hello)! ���� ���� Just found your channel. I’m loving the low impact workout����(new subbie��). What are your credentials in fitness? Just curious to know. Have a great day.����

  • Week one of your weight loss program. Such an eye opener and just so helpful ��. The ebook has set me up along with your exercises and podcast. So chuffed many thanks ��

  • Awesome and fun workout! I thought I might get bored of doing the same 5-min sections each day but it’s just the opposite. I have been enjoying them even more! Love your choice of music! I am able to get through the first 15 min with no problem. That’s when I start getting tired but I’m persevering, and I’ve been getting through 20 min and now 25 min! Love the moves in the new section! Thanks again for this workout program that I have been able to stick to and look forward to each day!

  • I’ve noticed lately that your workout comment from me is…
    this is exactly what my body needed!
    Thank you for helping to keep me in my ahhhhhhh zone��
    Have a wonderful day my dear☀️

  • Hellooooooooo darling�� Well that was lovely�� Thank you for my first cardio back to exercising! It was wonderful! Loved the format and the exercises! Alleyoops after 3mths off are challenging�� And I cracked up at the I am talking to you my friend������ Kelly of old totally would have kept on going. But this almost post eczema Kelly has FINALLY learned a thing or two about weight loss and Maintanance �� And this my dear, was a wonderful gift all unto itself��

  • Great moderate workout! You brought back memories for me. Though I was more a Copacabana girl than Daybreak. My parents wouldn’t buy Weeble Wobbles either and the frog is one of my favorite WB cartoons. In fact WB were my all-time fave cartoons on Saturday mornings. And thanks for the talking instead of music. I prefer it that way even though I love my music. Problem is, I don’t ever seem to like the music in any workout video that has it. You keep me company while I work out. Lol. Have a great day!

  • My younger daughter was a competitive gymnast. Sometimes during competitions, if one girl wobbled on beam, the other girls would look away, in order to keep themselves from having wobbles on beam. Today, I totally wobbled when you did during the finisher! ��❤️

  • It’s funny. That first exercise that you attributed to a Barry Manilow song, I was thinking of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline.” Great workout!

  • Hey Pahla, just to say I love balance workouts and hate cardio �� Still doing all the exercises though, thanks to your cool and fun approach!
    Thank you ��

  • 1. What did you eat for breakfast? I want some. 2. My brother had a Weeble farm with Weeble horses! �� I might see if Mamma still has it…for my grand baby. 3. Michigan J Frog! ���� Love that frog! 4. Thank you for the fun workout. And for the record, CopaCabana is my favorite.

  • That was fantastic! ❤️ Have been working out with you for three months now, and this Power Walk is the extra few minutes of happiness that I’ve been looking for to add to the week! Thank you for all you do! ❤️ from Arizona!

  • I hate exercising but love this…..low impact is perfect and being able to do these standing is great. Also love that lucy isnt preachy. Do a few but the walk and tone is my favourite

  • I just wanna say I’m a 25 year old man and my knees are absolutely wrecked from football and heavy lifting, if I run for 10 mins I’ll limp for the rest of the day so you can imagine I was glad to find your low impact workouts, ive been doing your workouts for cardio for the past few weeks, I absolutely love your energy and my knees have never felt better!!! I just have to say Thank You so much for these awsome full body workouts and keep up the good work ������
    PS. Drinky birds will never get old ��

  • Im a caregiver for my 91 year old mom. Your walk runs are always inspiring food for thought that I do before she wakes up to maintain “fitness” hahaha mental and physical. ����

  • This was a great one! I burned 206 calories with a maximum heart rate of 142. About 2 miles. Inside, because we’re having a monsoon here in Kentucky.

  • Thank you sooo much I have been an avid exercisers and after 2 surgeries it really did me in. The moderate workouts make it possible for me to workout again after 50

  • Just to comment on what you said about music: one of my favorite things about your workouts is NO music! I completely agree with everything you said about it, and I really enjoy your talks.

  • Love this work out. I do it with jogging and high knees. Recommend Abba as motivational music..hehe. Never thought my legs would feel so light whilst jogging..stunned.