Walking Tips

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Facts – Did you know?


  • Walk up the stairs instead of taking the elevator. Walking up the stairs burns more calories than jogging or walking on flat surfaces.
  • You would need to walk for 33
    minutes at the speed of 5.5 km/hr
    to burn the calories you gain by
    drinking a can of a fizzy soft drink.
  • 15 minutes a day of brisk walk can
    add up to three years to year life
    expectancy.
  • 30 minutes of walking, five times a
    week is enough to decrease
    symptoms of diabetes and
    depression and increase bone
    density and prevent cancer.
  • Walking triggers endorphins,
    promotes relaxation and prevents
    anxiety and depression.
  • You can typically burn between 300
    and 400 calories by walking 10,000
    steps.
  • Swap 5 car journeys of under 2KM a week with walking and reduce your carbon footprint by 86KG of CO2 a year.
  • Walking 6,000 steps a day can help improve your health and walking 10,000 steps a day can help you lose weight.
  • http://www.walkforhealth.in/walkingtips.aspx

 

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