Brisk walking extends life more than a decade

Быстрая ходьба продлевает жизнь больше чем на десятилетие

People who have the habit to walk fast, live longer “snail” – this discovery was made by scientists from the University of Leicester (UK).

The study covered 474 919 people, whose average age was 52 years.

“What is our life? Game!”Быстрая ходьба продлевает жизнь больше чем на десятилетие“World mind games”: the premiere of “the World” it Turned out that lovers of brisk walking, life expectancy has 86.7 – 87.8 years for women and 85.2 – 86.8 years for men, according to .

In slow people these periods amounted to 72.4 and of 64.8 years, respectively – the difference speaks for itself.

Interestingly, fast walkers live longer, even if overweight and obesity.

They suffered from cardiovascular disease are half as likely as their peers who moved at a slow pace.

Another study conducted at the University of Sydney in 2018, showed the increasing pace of walking even up to average speed can reduce the risk of premature death by 25%.

Scientists have been unable to explain this correlation. But noted that walking speed may be an important marker of the health of person.

Numerous research publications prove that regular exercise can save from many serious diseases. So, who recommended paying attention to sports for the prevention of dementia – activity is good for the brain.

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