Walking is a form of natural movement to move the body from one position to another with a normal speed that anyone can perform.
Walking is not only a means of transportation but also a sport for many people to exercise. However, it is necessary to walk properly, at the right time for a certain period of time, so exercising is really effective.
Experts say that walking for 30 to 60 minutes a day will help your body supple, reduce blood sugar, reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, reduce stroke and risk. Osteoarthritis of the femur … In addition to the above benefits, walking also prevents headache, insomnia, depression and is the best slimming therapy.
Conversely, if walking improperly, pedestrians may encounter some health risks, such as knee pain that makes it difficult to move or ache to cause osteoarthritis, especially for women. pregnant women, improper walking can affect the fetus …
For walking to be the most effective, it is necessary to walk naturally, avoiding technical bundles. However, pedestrians also need to note: it is advisable to start gently before walking; go slowly at the beginning and at the end of about 5 minutes; The walking posture must be straight, without lifting the shoulders or stooping to keep the spine straight, without leaning forward or leaning back too much to maximize breathing. When walking, look straight ahead and relax. The grounding foot must start from the heel and then the foot and finally the toe of the foot before lifting it up, so that the step is continuously.
When walking, two hands should swing comfortably and gently, hands should not handle other unnecessary things on hand. Always keep your breath natural. Wear short, light, moderately large clothes and should wear sneakers.
However, in the process of walking if you encounter signs such as dizziness, lightheadedness, chest pain, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure, pain in the back, the knee area, then it is necessary to stop walking activities immediately to rest. rest or need medical attention.
Regular daily walks are a very good habit for health but according to many experts, if you take a break occasionally, it will help pedestrians feel more comfortable, ready for the next day of walking to be effective.
Walking not only brings a lot of health benefits but also reduces stress after working time, and anyone can walk with many different types of walking: fast walking with about 100 steps / minute, walk leisurely with about 70 steps / minute; Free walking is a combination of brisk walking and leisurely walking and walking or walking backwards …
However, in addition to walking properly, go at the right time such as when the bright rays of light appear, go in the evening after a sedentary day of work or the night before going to bed, walkers need Note: do not walk in an overcrowded group (ie 3 or more people), do not walk early in the morning when it is still dewy and prone to sinusitis or allergies; avoid walking near the time of the main meal so that the digestive system works stably, preventing gastric, duodenal or colitis diseases, especially not walking after eating.