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Proper Walking Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Walking Form.

14 Ways to Add Variety to Your Walks

While a walking program can be exciting and challenging at first, you don’t want to fall into a rut by doing the same thing month after month. Here are some ways to add variety to your workouts, whether outdoors or inside on the treadmill. ...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 2

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best strength workout...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

Virtual Walk?
Updated 7/25/2015 2:21:45 AM

When I was a part of SP years ago, there was a group that was doing a virtual walk following the story of the Lord of the Rings..... Does anyone know if there's any other virtual walks that follow a book or story in that way? Or a trail? I'...  Read more

outside walking
Updated 7/25/2015 8:37:21 AM

I decided to take the dogs for a 30 minutes walk this morning and burn off some calories. It is beautiful outside and I would like the fresh air!!!...  Read more

doing a ton of walking and swimming g on vacation.
Updated 7/22/2015 8:00:50 AM

doing a ton of walking and swimming g on vacation. Eating was good until today! First time over cals since started this spring. Having fun, feeling great - not going to sweat it. Just needed a place to document my spark status. 😎...  Read more

Fit Bit? Used it today to walk at the indoor track
Updated 7/20/2015 11:11:24 PM

Fit Bit? Used it today to walk at the indoor track. Says 2.58 miles in 20 minutes. That's an 8 minute mile. There's no way!! I ran some but not much to make it an 8 min. Mile. Last week my Nike chip clocked me at 14 min. Mile. Confused!!!...  Read more

Took a 2.5 mile walk and had a nice lunch with my
Updated 7/20/2015 5:33:09 PM

Took a 2.5 mile walk and had a nice lunch with my daughter. It's darn hot out there today. Now I need to water up....  Read more

Watch it Buddy!

Whenever you strength train, whether with free weights or a machine, watch yourself in a mirror to make sure you are doing it with proper form. Proper form ensures you're getting the best results & not setting yourself up for injury! Happy Sparking!...  Read more

Swollen Fingers on your long walk?

In training for a marathon walk, I learned that walking w/your arms swinging at your sides causes the swollen fingers. Proper form has the forearm at a 90 degree angle (like a runner) which prevents the swelling. If this is hard, hold a string or s...  Read more


Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

You Asked: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Strength training may not be rocket science, but for the average person, figuring out the best, safest, and most effective ways to lift weights is no small task. There's no shortage of workout videos, toning classes and fitness plans you could fo...  Read more

The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

For some people, safety and form during a workout is a huge priority. For others, it's an afterthought. If you work out without the careful eyes of a trainer or instructor watching your every move, it can be difficult to know if you are exercisin...  Read more