Exercise and Kidney Health | Benefits of Walking and Running

Exercise and Kidney Health | Benefits of Walking and Running

Renal and urology news, October, 2022. The effects of regular aerobic exercise on chronic kidney disease. People who walk or run, walking or running 30 minutes a day, five days a week, have a better, healthier, much improved GFR, Creatinine, 24-hour uric, and blood urea nitrogen. 

It didn’t show that benefit in cycling, but I’d really like to point out, walking is so simple, it’s basic, you don’t have to buy anything, need anything, 30 minutes, five days a week. It has a tremendous impact on your kidney function. And if you can’t do that, work up to that. Get clearance from your medical doctor.

But exercise aerobic, exercise, 30 minutes, five days a week, can really improve your kidney. People who decide to follow an exercise program end up stronger and have more energy. The benefits of exercise on kidney and overall health are plentiful and include.

After implementing an adequate exercise, it becomes easier to get around, do your necessary tasks and still have some energy left over for other activities you enjoy. In addition to increased energy, other benefits from exercise can include improved muscle physical functioning, better blood pressure control, Improved muscle strength, lowered level of blood fats, (cholesterol and triglycerides), Better sleep, and better control of body weight. We already know that obesity is not good for kidney disease, and maintaining a healthy weight is very important. 

As far as what exercises are recommended, we recommended walking or running for 30 minutes, 5 days per week. Furthermore, opt for continuous activity such as walking, swimming, bicycling (indoors or out), skiing, aerobic dancing or any other activities in which you need to move large muscle groups continuously. Aerobic exercises are preferred. Work toward 30 minutes a session.