6000 steps per day - the key to a good figure and health in middle age
Health / / August 12, 2017
Overweight appearing after reaching middle age, it becomes a spoon of tar for many women.Unfortunately, dealing with it is often much more difficult than five or ten years earlier, but it seems that Brazilian researchers have found a solution to this problem.
In order to get rid of the extra kilos in middle age, in their opinion, a woman needs only to find the time to commit 6,000 steps a day, which, in addition to weight loss, will also help reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and foretells his, the metabolic syndrome.
Before making its findings, the Brazilian researchers examined 292 women aged 45 to 72 years.Each of them had passed a medical examination, which recorded such health indicators like cholesterol and blood sugar.Furthermore, doctors measured their waist and hips, to determine the degree of abdominal obesity which is one of the main causes of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
After all the analysis, women were given pedometers, which they needed to use it for a certain time, every time they were in motion, and by the end of the day to record the data from the device to your diary.At the final stage of the experiment, the experts again examined all the women, as taking into account the participants recorded the data from the pedometer.Thus, the experts found that those who had had on the day and over 6000 steps have the risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome is much smaller than in the primary analysis.In addition to this, they were able to significantly reduce their volume in the waist and hips, thus reducing their level of abdominal obesity.It is worth noting that the greatest benefit of distance removed those who were more active and trying to move as quickly as possible.
The report on the results of the experiment said: "Obviously, for women middle-aged road to health begins with 6,000 steps per day.Studies have shown that compliance with this standard, not only helps to lose weight, but also can reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease by up to 50%.The longer the class, the more visible results, but to feel the changes in your body can be 2-3 months, provided that the standard will be carried out on a daily basis. "