More than a quarter of Britons walk for less than an hour every week, a new poll conducted by a walking charity organization reveals. Around 2,000 adults across Britain took part in the YouGov survey which also found that just over 43 percent admitting walking for less than two hours in a week despite government guidelines recommending that a person should walk for at least 150 minutes in a week. The survey was carried for walking charity, The Ramblers, as part of their 'Get Walking Week' event organized during 4-11 May. "We want people all over Britain to join the walking revolution and take their first steps towards a healthier and happier lifestyle. Walking is one of the most accessible and achievable ways to truly conquer this inactivity pandemic in Britain, and we need to get started now", Ramblers chief executive, Benedict Southworth said. Source: Medindia << Seizures in Epileptic Mice Halted by Brain Cell Transplant Brit Woman Claims Hypnosis Helped Increase Breast Size >> Recommended Reading Walking for Fitness and Weight Loss A few extra steps a day are enough to keep you fit. READ MORE Sleep Disorder: Sleepwalking Sleepwalking or "Somnambulism," is a type of parasomnia and has medico-legal implications READ MORE Walking As An Exercise People walk for many reasons ranging from pleasure to mental relaxation, finding solitude or for exercise. READ MORE Parasomnias - Part II Educating the patient, the bed partner or care taker is important for the management of Parasomnias READ MORE Body Types and Befitting Workouts Workout and diet which is well suited for a pear shaped body. READ MORE Who Else Wants to Know How Walking Helps Heart and Brain? Walking early morning would improve your health as it helps heart and brain to function properly. Find more about its benefits for your body. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia The Essence of Yoga Noscaphene (Noscapine) Color Blindness Calculator More News on: Body Types and Befitting WorkoutsWalking for Fitness and Weight LossWalking As An ExerciseWho Else Wants to Know How Walking Helps Heart and Brain?