THE BENEFITS OF WALKING
Believe it or not, only 60 minutes of walking enables the body to burn 400 calories if one walks with an average speed of 4 miles per hour. To burn 100 calories, you will need to pass one mile or 2000 steps. One pound has 35000 calories. So, to lose a pound weekly, one needs to burn 500 calories daily or walk 5 miles each day.
Probably, you may have heard that walking is an activity that helps our body burn calories; however, you may not have known that the amount of burnt calories is conditioned by two factors, that is, the walking area and the individual’s weight. You can find out your values in the chart below: