Studies show that even small amounts of brisk walking can improve health.
- 18 minutes of brisk walking reduces the risk of coronary heart disease by 36%.
- 21 minutes of brisk walking reduces the risk of stroke by 43%.
- 30 minutes of brisk walking reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 30%.
To improve your mood walk 60 minutes a day. Researchers at University of North Carolina followed women who walked 30 or 60 minutes a day for 3 days a week for 6 months. Those who trekked the longest reported feeling four times more positive about their bodies and their abilities to get through the day than those who walked half as long. Try to schedule a 60 minute workout at least once a week.
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