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Is Brisk Walking better than Jogging ?

Keeps heart and blood vessels healthy

“Is Brisk Walking better than Jogging?” has always been a food for thought and a never ending debate so far. Recent study suggests that Brisk Walking is more effective and better than jogging. Though more calories are burnt in jogging but in other aspects Brisk walking is considered more better. Brisk walking reduces the risk of Hypertension and Heart diseases more effectively than joging does. Safest exercise especially for obese and aged who are at greater risk of knee and ankle joint wear and tear which is seen during jogging. Brisk Walking can be done with little effort, less strain on weight bearing joint and maximum health benefits is gained. Brisk Walking helps to develop immunity and fights inflammation. Although jogging promotes weight loss from entire body but brisk walking makes our lower half more toned as it puts more strain on thighs, calves and hmstrings during walking. Jogging brings change in total muscle mass along with fat loss whereas brisk walking reduces fat mass without any change in the muscle mass. The health benefits of Brisk Walking is summerized below :

  • Keeps heart and blood vessels healthy.
  • Cuts risk of Hypertension and Diabetes.
  • Reduces risk of Cancer.
  • Provides immunity
  • Rejuvenate mind and Body
  • Helps to maintain ideal weight.
  • Improves brain power.
  • Increases life span

Brisk walking is one of the easiest and best way to stay fit. Moderate brisk walking of 30 minutes twice daily is enough to keep you healthy. One of the most natural exercise which all can do and get equally benefitted.

Dr Divya Amritjude

Dr. Divya Amritjude, wife of Dr. Amritjude, is the female consultant, the Siddha doctor of Agasthiyar Guru Siddha Hospital.

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