Many people are complaining that they don’t have enough time during the day for making some exercises, or simply walking.
Of course, that is not true and can be just excused, because most of those people are spending plenty of free time on Snapchat, Facebook or Instagram. That will be s OK, to do, too, but using that as an excuse is completely wrong.
The experts and many people who have already experienced that way of living, suggest to put down your phone and use at least of that time to take a walk around the neighbourhood.
Here are eight amazing benefits that you can get if you are doing that:
- You’ll Burn About 150 Calories
By taking a half-hour leisurely walk, depending on your weight and the speed, you can burn about 150 calories whenever it is done. However, if you are walking faster and up to the hills, the results will be even better.
In that case, you shouldn’t worry about eating that extra cookie after lunch, you can do it without any concern.
- You’ll Feel Calmer
Besides losing calories, the walking can relax you, no matter where (exploring a busy city street or not a quiet field).
For better effects, download the meditation app “OMG I Can Meditate” and follow a guided walking meditation.
- Your Legs Will Become More Toned
We ensure you that, only 30 minutes a day can effectively strengthen and tone the muscles in your calves and thighs.
You can also combine your walks with strength-training exercises twice a week, such as with lunges, squats, etc. and the results will come sooner.
- You Might Reduce Varicose Veins
As varicose veins are a problem that is very common in nowadays (especially in women), walking regularly has been proven to help reducing it, confirms the Cleveland Clinic.
In order to prevent an injury, make sure you change into sneaks before you begin. It will increase your circulation, as well.
- You’ll Improve Your Digestion
The worst thing that you can do is to flop down on the couch in front of the TV after eating a heavy meal.
Walking is the easiest activity that will help you keep your blood sugar levels more stable and get things moving in your digestive tract, states The New York Times.
- Improves Creativity
It will seem to be strange, but it is suggested when you go for a walk, to bring a notebook with you because your creative ideas will pop up when you’re clearing your head while moving.
- Activities Done On-the-Go
There are many things that can be done during walking, such speaking on your phone with the friends and family, or making some appointments you’ve been putting off for weeks.
- You Might Be Inspired to Exercise Even More
When this activity became your routine (a piece of cake), you might even be inspired to increase the activities and take it to the next level, such as a 30-minute run, bike ride or many other possibilities that are endless.