Walking proved to be more useful than running

Recently conducted by scientists at National laboratories them. Lawrence studies have found that a brisk walk is better protects against diabetes, heart ailments and hypertension, than running. Scientists came to this conclusion as a result of the analysis of the health status of more than 33000 runners and 15,000 athletes that were engaged in sports walk.

Thus, it was found that running reduces the likelihood of high blood pressure by 4.2 percent, while the walk - 7.2. Physical activity has a beneficial effect on cholesterol, lowering his runners at 4.2 percent, and fans of walk - by 7%. The risk of developing diabetes was reduced for joggers and lovers walk almost equal number of items: 12,1% and 12.3%, respectively. The risk of ischemia was also reduced for "walkers" by 9.3 percent, and for the runners 4 and a half percent. Thus, we can say that Jogging is more useful runs.

It should also be noted that this study was conducted on the eve of world health day, which this year will be celebrated on 7th April, and will be devoted to hypertension. This disease is starting to become an epidemic. Today in the world from high blood pressure suffers every 3rd person aged 25 years: that is, almost one billion people. It should also be noted that every year hypertension has caused the death of nearly 9.5 million people.

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