As running and walking has its strengths, but walking lowers the risk of heart disease more at the same cost of energy.
The researchers compared the readings of two studies 33 050 040 runners and 15 walkers. The conclusion showed that for the same energy expenditure, walking is more beneficial to health.
For participants, whose age ranged from 18 to 70 years, conducted surveillance for 6 years.
It turned out that running lowers the risk of heart disease by 5%, while walking by 9%.
Provided the same calories, walking has a more pronounced effect on related risk factors. While running blood pressure is reduced by 4% and walking by 7%. Cholesterol level is reduced by 4%, and 7% when walking. The risk of diabetes is reduced by 12% when walking and when running.