Obese people: why walking is so important for them?

Obesity is a chronic medical disease that can lead to a lot of physical problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity-associated cardiovascular disease and other illness.

Obesity has been increasing rapidly throughout the world. Obesity has increased epidemic proportions in the United States. Over two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese and one in three Americans is obese.

So, for them walking is good for keeping fit and lose weight.

Obesity can increase the risk of heart disease long term. Some risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and increased cholesterol levels can develop.

So, obese people may benefit from starting walking for few minutes daily. It helps them to reduce weight and increase overall fitness. Walking for 30-45 minutes per day burns calories and increase stamina, energy levels and bone strength. Regular walking may reduce the risk of developing heart problems or diabetes and hypertension. Speed and length of time spent walking are not as important as getting out regularly to develop the habit of walking.

When you are ready for walking, walk five days per week and make a habit of 2 minutes of brisk walking time each week. Try to walk at a moderate pace to warm up, followed by a brisk walking segment and ending with a five-minute slow walk to cool down.

The number of calories burned as you walk depends on your current weight. An obese person can burn 5 to 10% more calories by swinging their arms while walking. Maintain a good posture with shoulder relaxed, tummy pulled in and head up.

Prevent problems such as blisters or muscle pain that can occur after walking. Keep in mind that your fitness goal will help you stay motivated in your walking routine.

Walking can help obese people to control their waistline, blood pressure and the risk of type 2 diabetes. Most people put on weight as their age, but regular walking can help to prevent that.

Walking can be a critical part of a weight-loss plan and increase stamina. It is especially beneficial to the individuals who are just beginning an exercise program, as the risk of injury from walking is very low. Walk for one hour every day and obese people can burn off a half-pound every week without dieting.

Regular brisk walking spurs weight loss.

It is no doubt that walking is an excellent weight loss exercise because people who walk regularly for several years weigh are an average of 18 pounds less than non-Walker.

Remember…you will lose more weight if you improve your walking technique, so ” boost your walking speed” you will lose more weight and walk faster if your steps are faster.

Walking is one of the best ways to weight loss journey. Taking regular walks can help lose weight and keep fit.

Obese people are more likely to suffer from weight correlated diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and osteoarthritis than normal-weight people.

Regular walking care:

1) improve heart rate and lung function

2) increase muscle strength, balance and flexibility

3) build stronger bones

4) give more energy

5) help sleep better

6) lower the stress level and make feel good

For obese people, physical exercise, weight loss, a low carbohydrate diet and a low-fat diet is essential.

So, why are waiting? Start your journey..hurry up

Dr S.k.jha


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