Yahoo Explains: What happens to your body when you walk for just 30 minutes

The Xennial
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Walking is a great way to improve and maintain your overall health. It is said that one must walk at least 10,000 steps every day. It seems like a daunting number. If you’ve just started working out, you needn’t walk that much. All you need to do is walk for 30 minutes every day! This is what happens to your body when you walk for 30 minutes every day.

1. It helps you improve your mood

Walking regularly modifies your nervous system so you tend to feel less angry and less hostile.

2. It helps you fight chronic diseases

Walking has proven to help reduce blood sugar levels and risk of diabetes.

3. It can help delay varicose veins

Walking helps strengthen the body’s venous system by strengthening leg muscles, boosting, healthy blood flow and delaying varicose veins.

4. It aids in digestion

Regular walking aids in bowel movement and thereby improves your digestive system.

5. It helps fight mental illnesses

Walking helps the body secrete dopamine, which promotes positive feelings like happiness and love.

6. It helps you achieve your other goals

Once you establish a routine of walking every day for 30 minutes, you are likely to continue with it and even take on newer, healthy behaviours.

And all of it begins with a 30-minute walk!