Best Invigorator of All – Walking


Don’t underestimate the power of walking 🙂

V's Thoughts

“The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is best.”

Thomas Jefferson (US president)

I don’t know when Mr. Jefferson had the time to walk to realize the power of this physical activity, but his quotation is bloody true. [Notice that I am not talking about developing big muscles or strength through walking, but about the energizing aspect of walking]

It’s true that exercise provides energy unless we go beyond the limits of our bodies. How does it happen? When we are sitting, for instance, there is little movement of blood compared to when we exercise, say, run because the veins get squeezed and the blood in them gets transported to all parts of the body; the heart beats faster and pumps more blood as well. Oxygen, needed for the release of energy, is carried to every muscle by red blood cells present in…

View original post 467 more words

Advertisements

Please feel free to leave a Reply or ask a Question.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s