Tag Archives: Walking

Slow walking speed in elderly could be an indicator of dementia risk

Older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk of dementia than those with faster walking speeds, researchers have found. The findings, led by Ruth A. Hackett, from the University College London, showed that people who experienced a faster decline in walking speed over a two-year period were also at higher risk for dementia. People who had ... Read More »

Brisk walking, squatting, planks: These five exercises are perfect for a total body workout

We all know that exercise plays an important role in our general health. If you’re someone who enjoys training at home, full body workouts make for a good option. Here are some full body exercises as suggested by Puneet Rehani, physiotherapist at AktivHealth: – Brisk Walking: Brisk walking is simple yet powerful. It can help to improve cholesterol levels, strengthen bones, ... Read More »

walking better Than biking for lengthy-time period Bone health

workout that places greater stress on bones, like walking, might also assist in enhancing bone fitness greater successfully than non-weight bearing activities like biking, reveals a brand new observe via Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Italy.The outcomes of the take a look at had been provided at the 2016 ecu Congress of Endocrinology in Munich, Germany “regular human beings need to ... Read More »

Nervous About Walking Alone at Night? Add a Virtual Companion

I’m 25 years old and my mother still ends our conversations with “Make sure you text me when you get home.” Though I’m an adult, she still worries about my safety. And she’s not the only one. After an outing, close friends often ask that I let them know when I make it in. When we’re walking alone, most of ... Read More »

Walking for Health: Just 10-Minutes Might be Enough

 If you’re not a person who would like to sweat it out in the gym, just a few minutes of sedentary time with some sort of movement may help improve your health. In a new study involving over 3,000 people aged 50 to 79, the researchers found that the least active people were five times more likely to die during ... Read More »

Soon, You Could Charge Your Smartphone by Walking

Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering, and senior scientist J Ashley Taylor described a technology that could capture the energy of human motion to power mobile electronic devices. This ... Read More »