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Proper Walking Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Walking Form.

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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

8 Ways to Check Your Form During Home Workouts

You’re on day five of your friendly squat competition with your coworkers, feeling good. You start the day's round, but suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your lower back. Something is not right. What are you doing wrong? When done pro...  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

Anybody loose weight with Leslie Sansone walking v
Updated 8/26/2016 12:07:38 PM

Anybody loose weight with Leslie Sansone walking videos? I did the 3 mile with weight and found it quite challenging!...  Read more

Wind only 7 mph walked 4.5 miles
Updated 8/26/2016 11:10:39 AM

Wind only 7 mph walked 4.5 miles...  Read more

Gonna get a quick bite to eat then off for my walk
Updated 8/26/2016 11:04:00 AM

Gonna get a quick bite to eat then off for my walk...  Read more

First week of walking more, smart food choices and
Updated 8/26/2016 10:30:27 AM

First week of walking more, smart food choices and being accountable. How's everyone else doing? #Newbie #50lbstolose #Seniorgettinghealthy...  Read more

#Fitness I have to walk everywhere I go. I have co
Updated 8/26/2016 10:16:22 AM

#Fitness I have to walk everywhere I go. I have copd which makes breathing hard. Plus I live on the third floor of an apartment, building and usually take the steps. So, yes,I do #exercise...  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

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

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