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Can pace of walking predict future mobility problems?

During the course of the study, participants walked on several different paths and were given several different challenges to measure their walking speed and their ability to cope with mental and physical tasks at the same time.

How can walking change your brain for the better?

A good walk can do wonders for your mental health and cognitive functioning. Better self-perception, good mood, and healthy self-esteem are by-products of it.


Physical activities may cut risk of death from liver disease: Study

Chronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise for the prevention of cirrhosis-related mortality.

Fast walkers more likely to live longer, says study

This is the first time research has associated fast walking pace with a longer life expectancy regardless of a person's body weight or obesity status.

Walking, cycling may help you live longer: Study

The study included 316,137 adults aged 18-74 years who had their first occupational health screening between 1995 and 2015 in Sweden.

One hour of weekly brisk walk staves off disability: Study

The study found an hour of weekly moderate-to-vigorous physical activity allowed older adults to maintain their ability to perform daily tasks like getting dressed or cross a street before a traffic light walk signal changed.


Walk faster to live healthy, longer

According to researchers, the results showed that walking at an average pace reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality by 24 per cent and 21 per cent for those walking at a faster pace.

Walk and cycle to ward off air pollution

According to the researchers, air pollution risks will not negate the health benefits of active travel in urban areas.

People who walk regularly, live longer: Study

According to the researchers, when they compared people who exercise the same amount, those who sit less and move around more tend to live longer.

A 20-minute walk daily cuts early death risk

A brisk 20-minute walk each day is enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, say British researchers.

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Akshay Kumar flags off 'Walk for Health'

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday flagged off an event named 'Walk for Health'. The actor said various such initiatives should take place in order to encourage people to walk. He added that walking not only minimises risks of stroke and heart attacks, but is the easiest workout to do. He recommended people to walk after lunch and dinner, probably with their families which will also keep the family members united.