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How To Power-Walk Your Way To Better Health & Well-Being

How To Power-Walk Your Way To Better Health & Well-Being

Fitness, Health & Well-being, Power- Walks, Stress Management
Can walking keep you healthy? A major study suggests you can power-walk your way to better health and well-being with fast 30-min walks, five days weekly, reducing your weight more effectively than other forms of exercise.According to lead researcher Dr Grace Lordan, writing in the Journal Risk Analysis: “ Given the obesity epidemic and the fact that a large proportion of people in the UK are inactive, recommending that people walk briskly more often is a cheap and easy policy action”.This latest research was conducted by the London School of Economics and Political Science.About 50,000 participants took part in the annual Health Survey for England between 1999 and 2012, using questionnaires, followed by a nurse visit.Measurements, including Body Mass Index (BMI) were taken