So what is the success of a long, active and healthy life? Researchers now seem to have an answer that most of us believed in, with concrete evidence!
A recent study from the University of Sydney has shown that a fast-paced brisk walk can cut down the rate of early death by about 24%. The results were more pronounced in the elderly, emphasising on the fact that a regular brisk walking routine for the seniors, helped immensely.
The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, was conducted over 50000 walkers from Britain, concluded that the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality, with a reduction of 24% walking at an average pace and 21% walking at a brisk or fast pace, compared to walking at a slow pace.
Other observations from this study include: