It is suitable for everyone no matter what your age or shape is. It does not even have the impact on your joints like running. What is important is proper footwear that should support your feet, keep ankle fixed and be breathable. It is important for weight loss to walk fast and without stops.
Running promotes weight loss, circulatory system resistance and also improves endurance and stamina. The weight loss is better when you run in a slower pace for 30-45 minutes. You may also combine fast walking with running. The best option is to run on the soft terrain such as forest paths. Do not forget to do good warm-up and stretching.
In this sport you exercise your whole body and relieve back pain when breathing out into the water. It also improves lung capacity.
It is the healthiest way of losing weight naturally because it does not affect your joints by shocks. For weight loss is preferable to go on a flat terrain with not too much elevation. What is important is proper clothing which should cover joints due to cold air flow.
Inappropriate aerobic activity for weight loss
Unfortunately, it recently most popular exercise with high energy expenditure like zumba, aerobic, etc. The result of these exercises is that it does not burn body fat reserves, but uses a faster source of energy from carbohydrates and proteins from muscles. This means that although a person releases large amounts of energy and loses some weight but not from fat but muscles!
Therefore, these activities are suitable only for endurance athletes and for people who need to improve their shape, but have to be accompanied by proper caloric intake to make energy metabolism even.