Why you should seriously consider Speedwalking

Speedwalking has plenty of benefits to those who do it on a consistent basis. Here are some very good reasons why you should take it up – if you haven’t already!

Great For The Heart

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Speedwalking helps in increasing good cholesterol levels and decrease bad cholesterol levels. Also helps in lowering high blood pressure, reducing risk of stroke, Type 2 diabetes and asthma and even some forms of cancer.

Effective Calorie Burner

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Speedwalking for an hour can help burn around 250-300 calories. It is an effective means of controlling weight which doesn’t mean that you don’t watch what you eat!

Lesser Impact On The Joints

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It doesn’t have the high stress of running/jogging or even working out in the gym. This means that chances of getting injuries are lesser while strengthening the bones by increasing their density.

Energy Boost

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A brisk walk always helps in improving circulation in the body and consequently boosting energy levels. It also gives a sense of accomplishment and helping to improve focus and concentration levels.

Cheaper Alternative

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It does involve buying appropriate footwear and apparel but there is no need to join clubs or gyms which can often burn a hole through your pocket.

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