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The 500-Calorie Treadmill Workout

Use this simple interval routine to banish boredom and maximize fat burning during your next date with the treadmill.
Posted 1/16/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 128 comments   1,495,913 views
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Rise and Stride: You Could Walk Off Up to 10 Pounds in 28 Days

Coach Nicole designed this four-week fitness plan to help you try to shed up to 10 pounds in one month--just by walking.
Posted 1/1/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 50 comments   1,662,343 views
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You Asked: ''Why Do My Hands and Feet Swell When I Exercise?''

It's probably normal for your hands and feet to swell a little when you exercise. Here's how to prevent it from causing problems.
Posted 5/11/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Dean Anderson : 1 comments   30,419 views
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You Asked: As a Beginner, How Often (and How Far) Should I Walk?

Coach Nicole answers the most common walking questions beginners ask--and shares training plans to get you started on the right foot!
Posted 5/1/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 7 comments   150,730 views
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Stuff We Love: The LifeSpan Treadmill Desk

What if work and exercise could happen simultaneously? With a treadmill desk, they can! Here's our take on our favorite new addition to the office: the LifeSpan treadmill desk!
Posted 3/28/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 57 comments   28,258 views
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4 Good Reasons to Sign Up for a Race

Have you ever thought about trying a race? You might be surprised at how much you enjoy it!
Posted 3/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 23 comments   14,993 views
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If I Can Do a 5K, So Can You

Beth walked her way to a 5K! If she can do it, so can you, she says. Find out how she did it.
Posted 11/4/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Beth Donovan : 112 comments   17,306 views
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6 Secrets to Take the Dread Out of the Treadmill

Does the thought of another treadmill workout fill you with dread? Get fit--and have fun--on the treadmill with these simple suggestions!
Posted 3/2/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 136 comments   147,057 views
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Walking Speed Could Indicate Life Expectancy

I'm a slow walker. I hope that's not bad news for me, because new research claims the walking speed of older adults could determine how long they live.
Posted 1/28/2011  6:30:33 AM By: Jen Mueller : 77 comments   27,354 views
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5 Miles a Week Protects Brain for 10 Years

New research shows that walking could help slow the progression of Alzheimer's or even help prevent onset of the disease in healthy individuals.
Posted 12/31/2010  10:31:56 AM By: Jen Mueller : 50 comments   14,510 views
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Americans Walk Less and Gain More

New research shows that American adults walk less than adults in some other countries, which also have lower obesity rates. Coincidence? Not likely.
Posted 10/29/2010  10:05:21 AM By: Jen Mueller : 80 comments   15,766 views
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10 Strength Training Exercises for Walkers

Strength training exercises are especially important for walkers as they help with muscle balance, flexibility and range of motion, therefore making walking easier for us.
Posted 10/27/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 25 comments   30,837 views
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Capitol Hill Takes on a Walking Challenge

Earlier summer, our country's politicians, their staff and the Capitol Police participated in a challenge to see who would earn the coveted title of Top Walkers on the Hill.
Posted 8/4/2010  8:40:43 AM By: Nancy Howard : 38 comments   13,160 views
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8 Ways to Step-Up Your Walking Workouts

If you've been walking consistently for a while, it's time to increase the intensity. Use these simple tips to make walking work for you as you become fitter.
Posted 7/28/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 69 comments   32,825 views
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Please Put the Cell Phone Down When Driving

Cell phone use while driving does not mix as I found out during a run earlier this week, when a driver came within inches of hitting me while talking on her cell phone.
Posted 6/19/2010  3:36:56 PM By: Nancy Howard : 181 comments   15,462 views
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