Walking is clean in the environment, easy on the infrastructure, healthy for the individual and important to
Since 1990s, many scientists agree that exercise has positive impacts on people’s physical health and mental health (SIME WE, 1987). From Morgan and O’Connor’s research, people can reduce stress and state anxiety by doing physical activities; also gain emotional pleasure from the process (Morgan and O’Connor, 1988). Later in 1997, Landers states that physical activities can reduce people depression after weeks of regular and routine exercise. In addition, people can benefit from more
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to start walking to improve their mental and physical health.
Health promotion is a key theme of medicine and health care. Regular physical activeness is a health promotion activity that brings a lot of benefits and also protects against many problems. Regular Physical activity is the body movement produced by skeletal muscles and requires more energy expenditure. Exercise, walking, running etc. are examples of physical activity. When a human becomes active the chemicals called endorphins are released in the human brain and these endorphins reduces the risk of diseases like heart, high blood pressure, lungs, diabetes, bones, muscles, and cancer. Moreover, these chemical have a positive effect on human’s mood. Together with that physical activity helps in maintaining a healthy weight and as a result, it
In high risk groups and population, walking is the most preferred choice of physical activity as it is associated with reduced mortality and morbidity (Yates et al., 2013. Exercise helps boost your energy, helps you reach or stay at a healthy weight, improves your cholesterol, and lowers high blood pressure. Exercise also helps you sleep better and reduces stress, both of which help control blood sugar. According to (AHA, 2015), incorporating at least 150 minutes per week of moderate–intensity or 75 minutes per week of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity in combination with muscle strengthening in your schedule is important for overall health. A 30-minute brisk walk can have a positive outcome and significantly reduce the risk and
After reading this article my question of how twenty minutes of walking each day is beneficial was answered, this is because a little amount of exercise increases the body’s anti-inflammatory response. The anti-inflammatory
A study conducted by reseachers at The Unviersity of Texas, found that seniros who regularly walked improved their memory and brain health. Exercise makes the body communicate with one another in order to supply oxygen and heal muscles that
Walking, arguably the most enjoyable of outdoor pastimes and undoubtedly one of the healthiest, can be tailored to meet the requirements of almost anyone.
For myself, the roughest part, at the beginning of my time there, was the walking everywhere because in the U.S. we're so used to driving places or catching a ride. Additionally, was when I tried to wear makeup one day and it started sliding down my face like no amount of setting spray or primer will help you in Cuba AT ALL it's very hot there. I can say another was respecting the household rules such as, turning off the A/C and light once you leave the room even for a few minutes.
Upon conducting the survey, the main population, which was interviewed was of Hispanic descent. According to New York City (n.d.), Inwood is made up of a large community of Hispanics and Latinos, approximately 75% of the residents in this area are of this ethnic background. A walking survey was conducted of the elementary school area, which is located in a park that is surrounded by the Harlem River and a stretch of the Harlem River drive. Visual inspection of the area revealed that the school was covered in scaffolding and netting, due to construction. One could clearly see dust and particles, as result of this construction. Due to the scaffolding, the school windows were not visible. We were, therefore, unable to determine whether the windows were open or closed during class
The Walking Revolution (2013) is a documentary on walking habits, the health benefits of walking and how technology has changed the way in which people approach exercise. Several doctors and researchers in the medical industry participated in the documentary and there opinions on walking and exercise at large give a clear and succinct idea of the benefits. When looking at the history of walking Sheila Franklin, a member of the National Condition for Promoting Physical Activity, states that in the 60s, “ninety percent of students who lived within a mile or less from school got there on their own power.” She then goes on to state that today it has dropped to thirty one percent. This was most likely to do with Scott Dissel, who is part of the Trust for Public Land, calls the suburbanization of America. By this he
Physical activity and exercise are both key factors in maintaining good fitness and overall physical and mental health. Research confirms that physical activity has numerous physical and mental benefits on the human body including regulation of body weight, reduction of chronic disease, improved mental well-being and prolonged lifespan. In recent years there has been a large decline in the general society’s physical activity due to the sedentary nature of individuals work, lifestyle choices and the increase in technology and screen time. This change in society is associated with the increase in mortality associated with several diseases. In terms of burden of disease and injury from risk factors, physical inactivity is ranked only second to Tabaco. It is important to know the full extent of what physical activity and physical inactivity can have on the human body and solutions to how individuals can steer away from a sedentary lifestyle, to reap all the benefits for life long levity.
There are various factors that can be taken into account when an individual is walking. Whether it is your speed, group size, destination, status, culture, personality, distractions, or sex, one way of the other they manage to have an impact on walking behaviors. Past researchers have indicated that these factors may have an effect on walking behaviors and with our observation we put the theories to test. The factors taken into account were gender and group size and their effect on walking speed and interpersonal distance.
Many Filipinos have become aware of the benefits of this exercise (Sorreda, 2010). It is the safest way to condition your body, shed unwanted pounds, reduces stress, and boosts energy. It’s safe even if you are under medical care for heart disease, diabetes, or other conditions because it is a gradual and controlled exertion (Sorreda, 2010). Also, it helps strengthen muscles and bones; it can even decrease your risk of developing diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis. While dementia is also a very serious problem; walking will keep you active, which has a positive effect on how the brain functions. Although with these benefits it is undeniable that there are also negative effects on walking which is the weakening of joints, muscle strains and it is very tiresome. As you keep on walking, you will exert pressure and effort to the feet, thus, your weight will be at your legs to your toes that would make it feel numb, and would make your body feel heavy, tired and painful. Muscle strain is another common negative effect on walking. The muscles that feel the most strain are the knees and the front of the calves. Walking with pressure in these muscle groups could cause the muscles to become inflamed and
Purpose: The general purpose for this presentation is to inform the audience about health benefits of daily physical activity. The audience will be able to list two benefits of daily physical activity after this presentation. The central idea is that physical activity should be implemented daily to promote a happy and healthy life.