World Health Organisation 10,000 steps per day.
What is Low Impact Movement?
Low impact movement can be exercise that increases your heart rate moderately, exercises can be:
- Cycling/bike riding
- TRX (Total resistance exercises)
What is the theory behind it?
The World Health Organisation recommends adults regularly walk 10,000 steps daily to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. Walking one of the safest exercise anybody can do and there are many benefits, namely:
- An increase of cardiovascular endurance
- Stronger bones
- Improved balance
- Better memory and cognitive function.
- Lower stress and improved mood.
- Longer life
Low impact movement adds less stress to your joints as you’re exerting minimum pressure while you move.
Just by engaging in brisk walks for 30 minutes you can burn up to 400 to 500 calories. For people who achieve 10,000 steps recommended by the World Health Organization, you can burn up to 2000 to 3500 calories.
Why did we choose low impact movement as one of traWell’s complementary therapies?
Our walking tours will get you soaking in the beautiful scenery whilst burning some calories, the best of both worlds.