In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, scientists found that women who regularly exercise brisk walking at the end of the age 30 and 40 years have an increased risk of breast cancer is lower than their counterparts who are lazy to move.
The study included 74,000 postmenopausal women aged 50-79 years. They are the respondents in the Women's Health Initiative study in 2002. The results of the study concluded, among others, the benefits of hormone replacement therapy to reduce the risk of breast cancer.
The results of research on the benefits of walking strengthens the studies mentioned regular exercise effectively reduces the risk of breast cancer. In addition, it is never too late to start.
Respondents were simply exercising 1.5-2 hours of brisk walking every week and started when they were aged 35 and 50 years also benefited decrease cancer risk by 18 percent. But, of course, the benefits will be more meaningful when the sport started as early as possible.
Besides walking, other sports that are fun such as swimming and cycling, if done regularly, it will reduce the risk of cancer is greater. Not to forget, there are more heart healthy bonuses while keeping ideal weight remains.
maintain breast health significantly. Never too late to feel the benefits.