Season 1 Episode 10 : The Amazing Benefits of Walking with Steven R. Talbot [Podcast].
One of the best exercises you could ever do is one of the very first exercises you learned as a child. It didn’t require a qualified trainer or any expensive classes. In fact, except for a little encouragement from a loving parent, you were self taught. That exercise is WALKING!!!
Today, Steven R. Talbot, an expert on vascular health, will share why the simplest exercise you can do is one of the most important for your health.
Steven R. Talbot is a Registered Vascular Technologist with over 30 years of experience in the field. He is currently the Technical Director of the Vascular Lab and also a Research Associate in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Steve was awarded the Pioneer Award by the Society for Vascular Technology for being the first to identify the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of venous disease. He has spent much of the last 30 years writing and lecturing on the subject.
Steve is also currently serving as the Editor of the Journal for Vascular Ultrasound.
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Steve mentions the following benefits of walking in this podcast:
- Lowers blood pressure
- Increases good cholesterol, and decreases bad cholesterol
- Protects the arteries from developing plaque
- Protects the veins from developing blot clots
- Lowers risk of type 2 diabetes by 60%
- Lowers the risk of dementia by 40%
- Lowers the risk of cancer by 20%
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