Too stuck up with morning chores, there is little time to exercise? Breakfast, morning household activities, school, office, kitchen, they often eat up our morning time. So, we are left with no spare time to concentrate on our bodies. But the importance of a daily walk cannot be overlooked.Experts say that 30-6- minutes of walking, at least 5 times a week is essential for a healthy well being. So now let’s look for a solution. What about going for an evening walk. Though a morning walk has always scored points over a walk in the evening, but I think it would be unfair to rank it lower. An evening walk can be more of a power walk as the body does not require any warm up since we have been active all day long. Its the best way to unwind, analyze the events of the day, introspect, and just enjoy being yourself.
The Benefits Of An Evening Walk Are
Walking has been proved to be the best form of exercise. It can be conveniently done by people of all age groups. After the fatigue of the day sets in, it’s the best thing your body needs. In addition, the energy levels are restored and the joints and muscles are strengthened. Women, in particular, should develop this habit of an evening walk to increase bone density get a stronger muscle core and, of course, get beautiful bodies!
Tired and worn out after the long and busy day? Go for an evening walk, better still grab a companion. You can chat, laugh, listen to music, or do whatever will help our mind relax. But just walk, walk and walk. While walking, the brain starts releasing a chemical that de-stresses the system, energizes and stimulates the senses, leaving us fresh and rejuvenated.
When the mind is relaxed, and the muscles are tired and aching, the body easily slips into a lumber. Experts often prescribe evening walks to patients suffering from the problem of sleeplessness. Evening walk does the work of a mild sedative for these people.
Whether we are sitting on the desk all day, or running around managing things, the evening sees an aggravation in the back pains.The muscles are sore and stiff. Go for that walk and see your muscles ease up and relax!
The metabolism of the body functions best when the mind and body are in complete sync. An evening walk is good for the mind and strengthens the body too, hence the immune system improves and the systems capacity to fight diseases increases. Problems of the heart, asthma, dementia and even cancer patients are said to avail benefits from walking.
The activities of the day at times leave us hyperactive, tensed and aggressive. The evening walk becomes a much-needed break as it relaxes tensed blood vessels and helps in controlling the blood pressure levels in the body.
For some it could be the single largest reason to go for that evening walk. By doing a brisk walk, muscles are toned, calories burnt and sweat is released. On an average, we need to burn 600 calories a day more than our food intake if we are trying to lose weight. Count your steps, increase your timespan, improve your speed and reach your goal of that slim and lean body in record time!
Wards Off Depression
As the brain releases that stress-busting chemical while walking, so do anxiety and depression get lowered. Walking is a break from the chores of the day, hence the mind too gives itself that break from all its worries and problems. The attitude slowly becomes happy, chirpy and moods are uplifted. In fact, various forms of meditating techniques are being combined with walks to enhance its benefits. It is best to stop thinking on the adverse aspects of life and concentrate more on the steps while walking to dislodge the mind of negativity and stress.