Walking is recommended by the brightest specialists – this type of physical activity costs nothing, requires no equipment and can be practiced all year round.
Staying active throughout the day is very important, especially for people who spend a lot of time at their desks in offices and do not get enough exercise. Why is walking advised by us, too? Here is a list of reasons why we think walking is beneficial:
1. Lower type 2 diabetes risk: A brisk walk is an excellent way to prevent type 2 diabetes. This activity is of moderate intensity and cannot do harm to joints – you can practice it as often as you wish. In fact, even if you do not suffer from type 2 diabetes, you should know that walking briskly can improve insulin sensitivity and make you healthier.