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What Will Happen to Your Body If You Walk Every Day

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Walking is a totally free, easy exercise that requires little effort, and benefits not only your physical but also your mental well-being. If you’re looking for a simple yet very effective way of losing weight and improving your overall health, walking is something just for you. People who are physically active throughout their life are much less prone to this disease than those who have a more sedentary lifestyle. And that’s because they have more volume in their hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for verbal memory and learning. A daily half-hour walk helps avoid serious problems, like coronary heart disease to name one, by lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol levels and improving blood circulation. Because of better-quality and deeper breathing, some symptoms associated with lung disease can show significant improvement thanks to walking. Muscle tone and weight loss is also totally achievable through simple walking. Find your optimal pace, but don’t break out into a jog. This sort of speed walking is low impact and doesn’t require any recovery time, which means no sore muscles to keep you from getting out and walking the next day. The Arthritis Foundation recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate walking a day to reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the joints. Building strong bones will help you prevent osteoporosis and reduce bone loss. Walking contributes to better blood circulation within the spinal structures, pumping important nutrients into the soft tissues and improving posture and flexibility, both of which are vital for a healthy spine. A group of researchers at Iowa State University worked with hundreds of college students. Walking changed their mood for the better, even though no one warned them it could do so. If you still don’t feel motivated enough to start walking for your health, try joining a class or find a buddy who also wouldn’t mind getting all the benefits of walking. Another idea could be to hire a personal trainer. Music: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music TIMESTAMPS Brain-boosting effect 0:45 Improved eyesight 1:44 Prevention of heart disease 2:47 Increased lung volume 3:14 Benefits for the pancreas 3:51 Improved digestion 4:23 Toned muscles 4:59 Sturdier bones and joints 5:45 Back pain relief 6:10 A calmer mind 7:04 Bonus: the FIT formula 8:00 SUMMARY -Walking prevents the early onset of dementia, reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and improves your overall mental well-being by reducing stress and releasing endorphins. -Get on the road to improve vision and protect your eyes now from potential problems, such as glaucoma, in the future. -Walking is no less effective than running when it comes to the prevention of heart disease and stroke. -Walking is an aerobic exercise, which means that it increases oxygen flow in the bloodstream and helps eliminate toxins and waste, which is great for your lungs. -Walking for exercise is a surprisingly more effective way to prevent diabetes than running is. -Just half an hour of walking every day not only lowers the risk of developing colon cancer but also improves digestion and regulates bowel movements. -Just 10,000 steps a day can be just as effective as a full-blown workout at the gym, especially if you add some intervals or uphill walking. -Walking can provide more joint mobility, prevent the loss of bone density, and even reduce the risk of fractures. -Walking is a real life-saver for those who experience back pain during more challenging high-impact exercises. -Walking improves depression symptoms in patients with MDD, just imagine how easily it could help us cope with just feeling down or exhausted. -Keep in mind the FIT formula. It stands for Frequency (how often), Intensity (how fast), and Time (for how long). Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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BRIGHT SIDE (2 months ago)
I love walking, guys! I walk 5 to 8 km (3 to 5 miles) a day. What about you?
FreeVojvodina (1 day ago)
I walk around 7 km.
ExiLed (2 days ago)
14 km day
meyersonfire (3 days ago)
I used to, but now it hurts my feet and worsens my arthritis pain. Bike riding does not create that problem.
Ilich Habarugira (5 days ago)
agent01soul hh
Angelia Gurner (6 days ago)
I am walking 1-2 miles most every day. I truly enjoy it.
Mitch Smith (3 hours ago)
Yes! I walk 5 miles in about an hour every day! And it nails all the points in your vid. Get out and walk!
Jason Fortenberry (8 hours ago)
My roommate and I are challenging ourselves to see who can lose the most weight by May 2019. We've just started yesterday with eating healthier, drinking water, and walking/hiking. I can say that for 6,000+ steps (depending on terrain) takes much longer than 30 mins
Mauricio Velasquez (9 hours ago)
I’ve been walking with my dog 8 kilometers daily for the las 15 months and I’m the same chubby guy....but could be worst for sure 😁
Opal Rebecca Carnes (10 hours ago)
If you have CHF you may as well forget it !
Michael Laugesen (17 hours ago)
I was going to read some more of these comments but I'm walking out. Good day to you in the armchair. :)
rahul kolapkar (17 hours ago)
सालोंसाल सुबह सुबह चलने वाले लोगों का वजन बढते देखा है | ऐसा लगता है ये लोग खुद का झुठा समाधान करते है | ये लोगोंके बढती उम्र के साथ पाव अकडके पडते है | वजन बढनेके कारण चलने का speed भी कम होता है | मेरी राय ये है की जो चल सकता है वो ज्यादा जोरसे चले | जो ज्यादा जोरसे चल सकता है वो भागने की कोशीश करें | हर दिन अपना stamina बढाएं | सिर्फ 5 मिनीट भागनेसे आपके फेफडे (Lungs) इतना Oxygen पम्प करेंगे , शरीर की चरबी इस कार्य मे ज्यादा use होगी | Heart की कार्यक्षमता भरपुर बढेगी | 10 मिनीट भागना 1 घंटा चलनेसे कई गुना बेहतर है |
kyle johnston (20 hours ago)
I just dont see how most people could have the time to do this unless its a part of your job or you have someone else pay bills and provide for you
Mark Scroggins (1 day ago)
I walk 5 to 6 times per week, 2.5 miles per day and everything said during this video is true. Thanks for so much knowledge about walking.
C2 WORLD (1 day ago)
I walk daily for an hour almost, and otherwise my life is like a computer operator sedentary. So it helps me to stay fit and shine 😀👍
Rumah BenAvari (1 day ago)
Walk twice a day with dog.
DRUNKEN RAMBLE (2 days ago)
Been walking 15 Miles a week last 6 weeks. Belly finally disappearing.
Dark Guardian (2 days ago)
I haven’t own a vehicle since 1985. I’ve mostly walked everywhere I go and have to carry loads. I was in the Marines so I don’t mind the hardship. Rain or shine. Mile after mile but I do have to say is to keep it real. Walking isn’t a magic bullet. I held two high stress jobs for years and it really comes down to a balance. My eyesight is so-so and it’s steadily getting worse as I age. So, walking hasn’t helped me in that department. I’m lactose intolerant and so walking doesn’t help with 💩. I use to run a lot of miles in my youth and I remember Jim Fixx father of long distance running dying of a heart attack. It was either his diet and/or a genetic thing. Again keep it real. Many of the studies are still going on. Just like eggs being bad for you, another study will come along to say it’s good.
William Howard (2 days ago)
I walk seven hours a week outside and many miles inside .
Nana Frempomaa (2 days ago)
I believe walking is the easiest exercise. Anyone should be able to do that to keep fit!
Kevin Godding (3 days ago)
Walk every day for work all it has done is give me bad feet
Michael Ewell (3 days ago)
I walk for a five days a week for about an hour. I didn't realise how many health benefits there were. Its funny my day asked me if I exercise I said I walk he said that's not exercise lol
Loki (3 days ago)
Thumbnail: You'll lose the water-blood content of your body and lose mass, leading to an uncomfortable death
Bass Hound (3 days ago)
What about 6-8 Hours a day 3-5 days a week? What does that do ?
Keith Paterson (3 days ago)
I belong to a walking group and in the last six years have walked 1000 miles ! But I have had to give up recently because of plantar fasciitis. I could still join in but think it aggravates the condition. I am trying various ways to improve it so I can get back to it. After all I am just a youngster at 86😀
Oral Harper (3 days ago)
I started walking daily in May of this year. I am so much more at peace and have alot more energy. I have the Samsung health app and have a target 8000+ steps a day which amount to 4 mls. I am feeling so much better in every way
CRYSTAL BALL555 (3 days ago)
I walk because I don't have a car. HAVE A GOOD DAY
Zen 1313 (3 days ago)
i walked almost everyday since i was 14 years old for 2 hours a day. now i am 21 years old, that is why i could do things much better. i am gonna walk more now
Ravindra Singh (4 days ago)
U got poured fuel in me , thanks to encourage
Joseph Gonzalez (4 days ago)
Excellent..!
i used to walked 14 miles a day not i stay in my room 24 7
IXIKAYAKOxSAEKIIXI (4 days ago)
Can’t walk in my neighborhood, u can get shot anywhere
Steven Matthews (4 days ago)
i walk 6-10 miles everyday, your body gets used to walking so you still need to eat healthy to lose the extra weight
michael blyth (4 days ago)
Walking can help with depression
John Christen (4 days ago)
I can't get a driver's license so I have to walk a lot. I don't take the bus unless the trip is over 2 miles.
cyyyn a (4 days ago)
Travelling makes u walk the whole day 😂💕
Deepak Sudevan (4 days ago)
try avoid treadmill walking and love outside walking because treadmill eventually damage your knees.
Jady Jones (4 days ago)
I can't 🚗drive so I walk to where I need to go if I can get there don't judge me
Amristar (4 days ago)
I would like to walk but I have no legs.
Mdmchannel (4 days ago)
My balls stink
Great video. Mother Nature of human survival from disease. Thank you very much.
Robert Decker Jr. (5 days ago)
I have anxiety issues and i really cant just go out on the road to take a walk. I simply cannot enjoy it for those specific reasons. I instead,walk around the yard. 20,30,40 minutes at a time. I kick around a soccer-ball simultaeously,cause i will still think too much and have anxiety otherwise. Lucky thing i rent with a landlord that has a nice sized yard.
Sal Valino (5 days ago)
The calm mind is a little misleading. It's more like a High and it goes away fast. I have anxiety issues and it really does nothing for me. Also, the increase of lung capacity isn't that true for me. I have asthma, so maybe it affects others different. I could condition my body to run 5 miles in 40 minutes at 225 lbs, 6'1, but I could never get past that. There's no way I could run a Marathon. I tried to train for one and my asthma flared up bad. Everything else is spot on, at least for me.
jordean gomes (5 days ago)
🤙🏽
Proper Health (5 days ago)
Very informative and useful video.thanks.
Iqbal Hussain (6 days ago)
Now i am getting benefits
Prasanth Yafa (6 days ago)
hi why 1.9k peoples dislike this
LVNCSR (6 days ago)
I walk every day and have been for many years. Love it!
Ginger Tea (6 days ago)
Thx, I just start walking everyday, I feel much positive !
April Thomas (6 days ago)
My knees will ache more and more each day until I am immobile for weeks, then when I heal enough to walk a little again I have to take it very easy. Then if I get brave and try to walk every day for exercise again they will ache more and more each day until immobile...Ad infinitum.
kadekerr697 GPS (6 days ago)
I love ❤️ walking
BaconSubtractPancakes (7 days ago)
I literally get exercise and work out at least 3 days a week, go out everyday and many times work out for 4 hours in the summer in August. Yet, I have impaired eyesight, and two cases of Bronchitis, my asthma went away though.
Mycroft Holmes (7 days ago)
So is walking good for women or is it just men?
Patricia Grady (7 days ago)
I love walking it keeps me happy and stress free and I listen to my favorite music and I love the sweat it exxilirate me and it starts my day off right
Lucy DelSarto (7 days ago)
Great video as it covers the many benefits of walking. I encourage people to take their children and pets for walks. It combines fun and enhances relationships with quality of time together.
Willie Robinson (7 days ago)
I walk to work everymorning it help me to calm my mine
Chris Shepard (7 days ago)
I walk every day
soulmate7 (7 days ago)
My dog makes sure I walk at least 5 miles a day. He repays me for food and love not only with his own unconditional love but also with physical and mental well being.
Rachelle sommerfeld (8 days ago)
About eight years ago, I became a borderline diabetic. I was 220 pounds and about 5"6 or 5'7". I have been checked six times and have not come back with it. I was told to exercise, which helped to lost weight by my physician.
whiteknightcat (7 days ago)
My wife did the exact opposite. She went full diabetic, developed a whole caseload of multiple conditions, and finally died.
Luke Brown (8 days ago)
walk to shops every day to get my smokes and alcohol just kidding
Warrior 201 (8 days ago)
my eyes are still blind, even after walking since 13
Peter Nord Channel (9 days ago)
Thanks I need to start walking. I thought it did nothing unless you got your heart rate up. This video was both helpful and inspiring
Jerry Brownell (9 days ago)
Does walking from your recliner to the fridge to grab a snack count?
Lynn Tisdol (10 days ago)
I love walking everyday to the store besides going to the gym as much as I can walk and keeps me in great shape
kevmv1 (10 days ago)
Click baited by a graph.. dangit
Chris Butler (11 days ago)
I was told in November last year (2017) that I have type 2 diabetes and was put on 3 types of medication. Not wanting to have to take tablets for the rest of my life, I decided to do something about it. So I downloaded a pedometer on my phone and started walking every day, no less than 3000 steps a day (sometimes reaching over 10000 steps) and managed to lose 13K. I know that's not much but I am 66 years old. I'm due to have my blood taken next week (usually every 3 months) to see if the HB levels have changed, so I'm crossing my fingers and will keep walking!
cat 69 (11 days ago)
You'll run out of legs! As u see in the picture your blood drains out of your body. And you'll be dryed up like a raisin! 🤤
zakir husain suthar (12 days ago)
Johnny walker keep walking
Hashir Durrani (12 days ago)
Nice video
Luis Felipe (12 days ago)
I'm Californian man I walk and run 6 miles three times a week + 30 minutes cardio exercises, I feel so great and my health is very good.
Simple and Savored (12 days ago)
I walk everyday, no matter what. Good stuff!
Treebard (13 days ago)
My two doctors are my right leg and my left leg. Somebody famous said that. :)
OneThrough8 (13 days ago)
Why videos of joggers when this video is about walking??????
OneThrough8 (13 days ago)
I like that doctor. Is he taking new patients?
kuku sh (13 days ago)
Best for digestion related issues Ike gastric and acidity...I am doing it and feeling the difference ......2-3 Kim’s /30 mns is good
anthony nesta (13 days ago)
Walking is great for your health but I still have a belly after walking everyday.
Meh Meh (12 hours ago)
Change your diet? if that doesn't work talk to a doctor. It could be something else entirely.
MooMilk LH (14 days ago)
I walk for 5-8 hours a day.
Stephen Roberts (14 days ago)
Walk of life
Luis Quinones (14 days ago)
I walk for 5 to 8 hrs a day in the hot sun ☀️but for my part time job and I just started and I lost like over 40 pounds so far.
Lavender a (14 days ago)
👌 thnx for the good info for normally person but what about paccent who can't Walking every day😕
pierre pichon (15 days ago)
Walking is da best exercise... best is to aim for at least 10000 steps/day at a strong pace.
kathy byerly (15 days ago)
I walk everyday 2x daily at the YMCA
spain pete (15 days ago)
25 miles to go now and my feet are getting mighty tired 👅
Jani Liebenberg (15 days ago)
Thanks for all the amazing info. I've decided to start walking a while ago, as I can't afford to go to the gym anymore. Fortunately I love walking, and watching this video has inspired me and given me the incentive that I needed. Thank you!
Amanda Dahl (16 days ago)
Rat rating experiment terrible sir chef possibly acid relationship resolution slightly
Shadow Wolf225 (16 days ago)
Who else is siting down and eating fruit loops
Katherine Pirkle (16 days ago)
I generally walk between 10k and 15k steps a day. What I notice is that I was much fitter in Zurich than in Berlin. Berlin is flat!
I was 400 lbs 11/22/17 now today 6/29/18 im 235 i change my eating habits and i started walking 3 miles in a hour i moved to 5 miles in a hour now 8 miles 1 hour and 15 minutes i have so much energy and happy a lot more
Jonathan Moose (16 days ago)
great video
DocJerky (17 days ago)
lol Is the clay guy looking down at cue cards?
Ms KrisMiss (17 days ago)
Very helpful! I've actually been trying to walk more since I found that I don't walk as much as I want to , and going to the bathroom has been a lot easier! lol My mental health actually started getting better as well, I don't feel too, I guess, groggy? all the time. lol
I walk to the gas station to get unhealthy junkfood them walk back
Moses Cordovero (18 days ago)
when i was younger, i used to walk in the local mountains for almost three hours. unfortunately, over the years, i have gotten so heavy, that every step i take is for me a major effort. i have to walk four blocks to my local bus stop every day that i go to work. you would think that after doing this for a few years now, that i would have gotten used to it, but I haven't. those four blocks are as difficult to walk as ever. so, i dont see how i can ever slowly but surely build up how much i walk. meanwhile, i have major health problems, such as a failed heart (i have both a pacemaker as well as a defibrilator installed into my chest), sciatica, scoliosis, pre-diabetes, severe obesity, sleep apnea, insomnia, depression....
Craig Weis (18 days ago)
6 miles a day. My house to Target and back. 3 hours. So much fun.
Isabelle Layla (18 days ago)
I walk 7-10 hours per day at work place, I twist, bend and lift all day. My ankles hurt, my feet hurt, my body gets stiff. I'm tired of walking seriously. It feels so good to sit with my feet up after a long day of work!
Lloyd Green (18 days ago)
Love it, the best thing i ever did for myself good thing i been doing it since i was a child and never look back
Mocha Sims (19 days ago)
i can definitely attest to walking helping with mood and depression. i do an hour a day on my treadmill and always feel better
Cheeto Fingers (19 days ago)
Can I have that personal trainer?
Adam Shotts (20 days ago)
I bought a Fitbit once to see how much I walk. I bought it on June and stopped wearing it on December 10 (because band broke) and I did over 4000 in floors and over 3.1 million steps. Is this good or bad, lol. I walk so much at my job, my bmi is around 10.
Gabriel Johnston (20 days ago)
Does this also apply to you if you walk flat land or do you have to walk insanely up hill someone plz tell me
Rafael Garcia (20 days ago)
Great Tips.
vicki kondylas (20 days ago)
Yes great video memories of college and intervals between classes we'd be out walking and when we would get back I (we)never complained about the classes coming up High schools should watch this I say that because the attention span of interest in a child last a minimum of 15 minimum It would be great if they allowed children to walk around when they are nervous instead of punishment and being labeled 👍✅🙏
Coast to Coast videos (21 days ago)
It's very interesting that I came across this video because I am working on a video the difference between Angelic and human speeds I believe the fastest human can walk 15 miles an hour maybe 12 and according to the Bible Angels move at the speed of light. So I will be comparing the difference between Angelic movement and human movement this I do know most humans move very very slow
llKaPLaN (8 days ago)
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Spiro Lagousis (22 days ago)
I walk to the refrigerator and back to the couch
TightSqueeze Jam at FB (22 days ago)
I walk everywhere. I see no difference at all.

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