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.
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.
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.