Early morning walk is one of the best exercises for our health. A 30 minute walk early in the morning is worth a 2 hour hard core excercise in the gym. It gives us a sense of happiness calms our agitated nerves and cools the mind body and soul. The fresh oxygen that we often miss in concrete jungles of our cities may be easily utilised in the early hours of morning. The freshness and mist that you feel in the early morning is hard to find.
Given below are some of the benifits of an early morning walk. (These are just a few of the hundreds of benifits that you get from morning walk and a seprate book can be written on this topic but I am only giving you the most relevent)
1- It gives your lungs and blood a rich source of fresh oxygen.
2- Very good for people suffering from high Blood Presure.
3- Gives a good excercise to the lower extremities joints specially knees and ankles.
4- Highly recommended for arthritis patients.
5- Helps to lower LDL (bad cholestrol) and increases HDL (good cholestrol)
6- If you take a hot glass of water mixed with lime juice and honey it may help to reduce your weight very fast.
7- The cool and mistic atmosphere of early morning is very benificial for patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
8- Increases you energy and work efficiency.
9- Helps to control high blood pressure.
10- If combined with yoga or meditation, it is alone sufficient for overall health and no other excercise is needed.