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Doctor insights on: What Are The Health Benefits Of Walking Barefoot On Stones

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Are there any health benefits of bare foot waliking on sand ?

Are there any health  benefits of bare foot waliking on sand  ?

Yes: It is fun and comfortable too. Watch for broken glass and trash though.

http://www.helloonline.com/healthandbeauty/health-and-fitness/201107075682/beach-walking-to-health/. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of walking 15 minutes a day?

What are the health benefits of walking 15 minutes a day?

Several: Increase in energy level. Increase in metabolism. Increase in calories burned. Improved muscle tone in legs which could help with venous problems. Improvement in collateral circulation in lower extremities and heart. Improvement to people who have suffered with low back pain.

There would also be some psychological benefits to accomplishing a goal. ...Read more

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Does running have significant mental health benefits over walking and brisk walking?

Does running have significant mental health benefits over walking and brisk walking?

Generally Speaking..: Look at it this way. Exercising offers significant mental health benefits over not exercising. So let's all get out there and do our part. ...Read more

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Can walking 30 minutes a day beneficial for steady weight loss and health benefits?

Can walking 30 minutes a day beneficial for steady weight loss and health benefits?

Good start.: Walking for 30 minutes daily is a great way to start a cardiovascular fitness program. Eventually, though, you may find that this routine becomes too easy and not challenging enough. You may need to intensify it down the road, either by walking for longer periods of time or by stepping up the intensity to cycling or jogging. ...Read more

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I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out! But nuts have health benefits. Recommendation?

I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out!  But nuts have health benefits.  Recommendation?

Nuts kidney stones: I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out! But nuts have health benefits. Recommendation? ANS: don't believe everything you hear(or read on the net). Recommend you read this book on benefits of nuts in diet. DASH DIET. Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 ...Read more

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What are the benefits of walking barefoot?

What are the benefits of walking barefoot?

Exercise: Walking barefoot on soft surfaces such as carpet or sand would allow for more involvement of muscle groups in the foot. One could argue that is provide some exercise benefits. Walking barefoot on hard surfaces especially if there are underlying biomechanical or structural faults could eventually lead to a number of painful conditions. ...Read more

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Is walking barefoot harmful?

Is walking barefoot harmful?

No: Not at all. And doen't it feel good! just make sure its not on a hot surface and your are watching where you are going. Enjoy the freedom! ...Read more

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Is walking barefoot good for us?

Yes and no: When we are young, the spread of the bare foot helps us balance and stimulate reflexes. When we are grown we need protection of the feet on many surfaces. Perfectly balanced feet and arches allow some people to enjoy walking and running barefoot. I don't recomend it for those with problems or nerve loss such as with obesity or diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

No: It is actually good for your feet to walk barefoot as long as you are not walking on glass or some abrasive surface. Walking barefoot is a more natural position for your feet without having to adapt to shoe wear. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to walk barefoot on grass?

Is it unhealthy to walk barefoot on grass?

Depends: It depends on what's in the grass. If it's grass without debris, chemicals, trash, disease-causing agents, etc., then there shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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Are there any diseases I can get from walking barefoot in the shower at the fitness center?

Are there any diseases I can get from walking barefoot in the shower at the fitness center?

Warts, athletes foot: In addition to athlete's foot - which is a fungal infection - people can pick up plantar warts, which are caused by viruses. This is how plantar warts are commonly passed among family members. If i were you, i'd always use flip-flops in the fitness center shower! ...Read more

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I haven't changed my eating habits and if anything I should av lost weight cos i've been walking more but instead have put on a stone in last 4 weeks?

I haven't changed my eating habits and if anything I should av lost weight cos i've been walking more but instead have put on a stone in last 4 weeks?

Look at the calories: One should choose an exercise he or she really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than she is using during her exercise, then her body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, she will still get heavier even though she is exercising. ...Read more

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Why can't diabetic people walk barefoot?

Why can't diabetic people walk barefoot?

They can: If they have peripheral neuropathy and cannot feel sensation in the feet they may not know that they have stepped on something that has caused an injury which can threaten their foot. ...Read more

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Can walking barefoot cause back problems?

Can walking barefoot cause back problems?

No but walking is : great form of exercise overall and especially for people with back issues unless it is due to spinal stenosis then biking would be a better alternative. ...Read more