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I'm a brisk walker (about 3 1/2 mph)and I've found I prefer a discussion on the radio over music. Don't get me wrong...I love music, but I find the time
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According to a new study, running as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day resulted in a 30 percent lower risk of death from any cause and a 45 percent lower risk of death from heart disease or stroke, compared to no running for study participants.
I am not much of a runner, in fact I really don't like it at all! But I do like to add a little bit of slow jogging into my walking intervals. That may be a good way for you to include some running into your day. Click the link below for more information on interval walking so that you can add some running into your walks.
A new study has found some promising results for people with Parkinson's Disease who use fitness walking as exercise.
Study participants who walked briskly for 45 minutes, three times per week showed significant improvements in their aerobic fitness. They were also able to walk more quickly and with better balance. And, they experienced less stiffness than they had before the study started, the study authors noted.
This research is fascinating but a bit scary too! New research has found that those who spent the most time sitting (watching TV or at their desk at work) are at greater risk for certain cancers. And the scary part was that even those who did exercise but still sat a lot were still at risk for cancer.
So, get out there and get walking! Replace a TV show or two with a walk. Get up from your desk every 60-90 minutes and take a walk.