Daily Walk Adds Years to Your Life: Just 20 Minutes A Day Is Enough

Daily Walk Adds Years to Your Life: Just 20 Minutes A Day Is Enough

 

A BRISK daily 20-minute walk could reduce the risk of an early death by almost a third, a new study shows.


Going for a short walk every day could add years to your life.

Lack of exercise is responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity, it says. Couch potatoes face greater danger from deadly cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and stroke as well as some cancers.

However, a 20-minute walk at a vigorous pace, or a cycle ride of the same duration, would move an individual from being classed as inactive to moderately inactive. MORE