If you want increase your lifespan by up to seven years then get into the habit of walking for 20 minutes or more every day.
Research from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congres) has been found that it helps the anti-aging process and can even help repair old DNA.
Sanjay Sharma, professor of inherited cardiac diseases in sports cardiology at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London, told The Independent –
We may never avoid becoming completely old, but we may delay the time we become old. We may look younger when we’re 70 and may live into our nineties. Exercise buys you three to seven additional years of life. It is an antidepressant, it improves cognitive function, and there is now evidence that it may retard the onset of dementia.
Think of ways to include walking into your daily routine. Examples include:
According to the NHS regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as –
But it’s also known that walking can –
And this is a list of benefits from the Arthritis Foundation –