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Walking Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walking Benefits.

Health and Fitness Benefits of Walking

Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits! Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease. According...  Read more

Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

When Walking Isn't Enough

It’s hard to say enough about the benefits of walking for weight loss and general health, both physical and mental. It definitely belongs on your to-do list as often as possible. That’s why you’ll find an extensive collection of inf...  Read more

Discover the Benefits of LISS for Weight Loss

When it comes to getting fit and healthy, there's no magic pill or secret shortcut for reaching your goals. Whether you'd like to drop a few pounds, build more muscle or achieve a more dramatic, life-changing weight loss, the recipe for succe...  Read more

Here's Why You Should Walk to Work Today

In a world full of escalators, elevators and electric scooters, it could be argued that walking has become more the exception than the rule—which is a shame, seeing as the simple act of stepping has a host of health-boosting benefits. &n...  Read more

I didn't lose any weight but I have walked at leas
Updated 5/5/2016 6:33:51 PM

I didn't lose any weight but I have walked at least 1 mile everyday and logged my food for a week straight...I know I messed up a few days. I'm going to keep on pushing thru and hope I can get my mind in the right frame of mind ☺...  Read more

I'm bummed b/c I have hip tendinitis, and walking
Updated 5/5/2016 5:41:23 PM

I'm bummed b/c I have hip tendinitis, and walking is too painful. With walking, I can eat 200 kcal more for dinner. It makes a real difference. Phys therapy starts next week. Hope I can beat this; I'm falling apart at 43!...  Read more

So ive been walking alot with my husky i know that
Updated 5/5/2016 2:59:40 PM

So ive been walking alot with my husky i know that will help the wieght come off...  Read more

Beyond frustrated as I started walking 4 weeks ago
Updated 5/5/2016 2:46:02 PM

Beyond frustrated as I started walking 4 weeks ago, 2.5 miles in 45 min., stopped drinking my 2 cans of pop a day, cut back on sweets and I have gained 3 lbs....  Read more

Okay, time to get up and walk!
Updated 5/5/2016 1:08:42 PM

Okay, time to get up and walk!...  Read more

Nature Is Very Healing And Energizing

I am so very proud of myself for my accomplishment to commit to daily walking, recognizing walking's numerous benefits, as well as changing to a vegan diet.434...  Read more

go for it!

One extra lap on the track or around the block when you run or walk it is you that will benefit in the long run !306...  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: As a Beginner, How Often (and How Far) Should I Walk?

Walking is an excellent way to start getting fit because it costs little to nothing and can be done almost anywhere and by just about anyone. (Learn more about the health and fitness benefits of walking.) So how do you begin with a walking program? H...  Read more

Poll Finds More Baby Boomers Need to Get Moving

The majority of baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are reaching an age where health becomes more of a concern.  That means a healthy diet and regular exercise should be a priority to help reduce the risk of problems like heart disea...  Read more

I think I'm addicted to blogging, feeling better and walking benefits :-D

Thanks for the concern everyone. I'm strangely feeling normal now. It always happens like this. Every 1-2 months or so I get hit with these crazy symptoms and then after 1-2 days I'm normal again. At first I thought it was my appendix, but appendix i...  Read more

Walking benefits/postponed strength session

Saw this article on and it goes to show you how great walking really can be. I have been a bum so far this week w/ my walking due to the uber-cold weather, but I am determined to get back on the horse tomorrow. I can always bundle up....  Read more