If you’re aged between 45 and 72 and are hoping to beat the battle of the midlife jelly belly it appears there is a simple answer to your wishes … Walking!
Brazilian researchers recorded the amount of steps 292 women took daily and concluded that 6000 steps a day will aid weight loss. It will also help to lower the risk of other conditions associated with the menopause, such as, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Walking has shown to be an excellent guide to your health as previous research has also found that middle-aged people who walk slowly and have a poor grip could be at a higher risk of dementia or stroke in later life.
In 2008 researcher found that men who walked for half an hour a day saw their blood pressure reduced for four hours afterwards.