It is a well-known quote that “A sound body has a sound mind”. In all times exercise is considered best to keep body health in good form. The morning walk is the best form of exercise which not only stretches mind and soul but also binds man to the nature. A chirruping of birds at morning time soothe the nerves.
Today the life is so busy and fast that it’s difficult to join some centers for weight loss and body health. So in this case just walking four times a week, 45 minutes each time helps to reduce 18 pounds in a year with no diet change. Here is the list of top 10 benefits of morning walk.
10. WEIGHT LOSS
Morning Walk burns calories and improves body metabolism which results in weight loss. It is estimated that a man can burn 100 kcal of energy after one mile walking. It is beneficial to walk before breakfast because at that time the glucose level is low so obviously result in fat burning.
9. MUSCULAR STRENGTH
By morning walk muscles remain fit because of regular use. It not only helps in muscles toning but also endurance. The muscles of legs, arms, calves and glutens are benefited most. The people who do morning walk regularly stay fit and fresh for long time and can engage in physical work without being tired.
8. BETTER SLEEP
Morning walk regulates the sleep cycles if wake up at the same time every day. It is proved that if do walk in morning it helps in 75% more deep sleep in contrast to exercise later in the day. Actually walking tires the body and sleeps comes easily as lay on the bed.
7. DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION
Morning Walk not only helps the diabetic patients to overcome the disease but also prevents the onset of diabetes in the healthy people. It results in the burning of glucose and utilization of insulin which improves the sugar level of blood and helps diabetes. It is found that 10,000 steps walking per day increase the insulin sensitivity and decrease body mass by 1%.
6. REDUCE RISK OF CANCER
Morning walk is one of those forms of exercise which reduces the risk of cancer. It is found that fast walk reduces the risk of colon cancer as the carcinogens do no stay in contact with the intestinal lining of body. The moderate walking reduces the risk of endometrial cancer.
5. MIND POWER
Morning Walk increase the blood circulation in results brain receives more oxygen. This leads to improve brain health and power. Walk at morning time ensures that you stay alert whole day and decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
4. STRESS BUSTER
Walking in morning at outdoor places results in the emission of certain hormones called serotonin and endorphins. They are the natural pain killers which reduce the stress, depression improves the mood in result person feels relax and free.
3. BETTER WHOLE DAY
Starting a day with walking in cool environment automatically fills a person with living energy. It not improves the physical health but also sharpens the mind. Moreover it helps to plan whole day activities with fresh mood. Finally there is a whole good day ahead.
2. OVERALL HEALTH
Morning walk ensures good health by preventing against the osteoporosis and back pain, lowers bad cholesterol level, boosts the body immune system and finally strengthen the muscles and joints.
1. CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
Heart is the body organ pumps blood and ensures the life. In world about 40 % population suffer from heart diseases in this situation morning walk is very good for heart health. It is found that walking 3-4 miles everyday decreases the risk of heart attack and heart diseases by 40 %. Actually morning walk strengthen the heart, improves the oxygenated blood circulation and promotes the good cardiovascular health.