There is nothing like a morning walk. It helps us in keeping physically fit and mentally alert and suitable for all kinds of people. It is a kind of light exercise. Young men, women, old people, and children, all can enjoy a morning walk. It is beneficial for all of them. In the morning the air is fresh, the atmosphere quiet and calm. It is the best time for a walk. A morning walk refreshes the body and mind as nothing else can do. In the morning, a brisk walk enables us to breathe in a lot of oxygen. It keeps us energetic, active and alert for the whole day. The doctors often advise their patients to have a morning walk.
In the big towns and cities, people go for a morning walk in parks, gardens and other open spaces. There they tun, jog and take some other light exercise as wells. They can also have long walks on the roads. Then there is no traffic. It is the only time when people can have lot of fresh air. In the morning, the rising sun, the chirping of the birds and the calm atmosphere have a very soothing effect on our nerves and mind.
In villages, one can go for a morning walk along a canal or a river. Then there are vast open fields. When the villages and towns are on the sea shore, people enjoy their morning walk there on the sands of the sea. It is very pleasant to walk amidst things of nature. Then one can also enjoy beautiful scenery the rising sun, the clouds colored with the rays of the sun, the waves dancing in the sea the birds flying and chirping, the dew-laden flowers and green grass etc. In the villages, a morning walker can also see the farmers busy in their fields, the women folk drawing water from the wells or milking their cows.
We must develop the habit of regular morning walk. The benefits of a morning walk are many. For those who suffer from tension, heart disease, obesity or any such other problem, a morning walk is a must. Experts say that a morning walk reduces tension and heart problems. It keeps us thin, trim, smart and alert. It is also good for those who are healthy and fit because prevention is better than cure. Thus a morning walk cures as well as prevents sickness.
One should never miss one’s morning walk. It also promotes longevity. Though it is not easy to get up early in the morning for many persons who work till late at night. And yet it is worth the trouble to arise early and go for a morning walk daily.
Early to bed and early to rise
is a golden rule. It should be followed strictly and duly.