The most important rule you should always keep in mind is that exercising doesn’t have to be undesired or unpleasant. It also doesn’t have to be complicated and sweaty. If you don’t love running, you should force yourself. If HIIT is too hard for you (and you know it for sure as you have tried it multiple times), try something else. Remember that sport has to bring pleasure, not pressure.
Walking is a part of our lives, that’s a fact. Humans need to walk, move, and stay active in order to enjoy their lives. It’s all tightly connected. Did you ask yourself why office workers are usually the epitome of someone dull and grey who definitely doesn’t look like they love their job? Pertinent question. People who work in the office usually don’t move as much as they should. We were born to move. Don’t you think the good spirit is directly connected with the number of steps we do every day? Well, it is.
Walking itself is an extremely healthy habit. One study has proved that those women who walk more in their middle-age tend to feel better in their 70s. Yes, walking is enough to guarantee you will have more chances to stave off various diseases while aging successfully.
Regular walking helps to lose weight — only 30 minutes a day is enough. Actually, you have a choice: walk every day for 30 minutes or train hard for 20 minutes three days a week. The result will be almost the same yet while doing HIIT you train your heart more and get prepared for some more serious athletic training. But for maintaining a good health condition you can either walk more often or train more rarely.
Walking also can lower blood pressure, improve the quality of your sleep, and boost your mood. What’s more, there was a study that proved your craving for eating a bar of chocolate is less while you walk and 10 minutes after it. So yeah, walking reduces the desire to eat some unhealthy snack and thus, increases the chances to lose weight faster. Do you walk 10 000 steps a day?