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Is Walking Enough for Weight Loss?

  By posted Nov 7th 2012
Weight Loss

A fit looking Ramesh Patel walked into Dr Dilip Nadkarni’s clinic. He was consulting him for a mild backache, due to excessive computer use.  In the course of taking his clinical history, Dr Nadkarni asked him whether he exercised. He said, “No doc, I don’t exercise, I only walk”. Like Ramesh, many people don’t consider walking an exercise and often underestimate the health benefits of walking. But can any kind of walking be considered exercise? Can you stroll at a leisurely pace, and still knock off those extra kilos and get fit? Let's find out...


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