Fast pace of walking will help to live up to 80 years

Vigorous and fast walking helps to stay active longer and promotes longevity. A report on this was made by scientists from the National center of geriatrics and gerontology of Hidenori Arai (Japan) at the conference "focus on healthy longevity in Russia." Experts stressed that the trend of increasing life expectancy, which has been observed in recent years, can be associated with vigorous walking. 

Studies conducted by Japanese scientists have shown that a person who in 70 years walks at a speed of 5.5 km per hour, has all the chances to live up to 80 years. According to experts, this pace should be familiar to humans. Daily practice of fast and vigorous walking allows you to maintain the cardiovascular system and avoid deterioration of health caused by age-related changes in the body.

Sept. 26, 2019, 11:20 a.m.

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