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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

A Guide to Walking Meditation

The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It...  Read more

Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

Planning on getting in some walking today, along w
Updated 2/7/2016 11:08:20 AM

Planning on getting in some walking today, along with a bit of meal...  Read more

Is it good to walk 40 minutes everyday or should w
Updated 2/7/2016 10:49:38 AM

Is it good to walk 40 minutes everyday or should we skip once a week? Suggestions plz...  Read more

Today 8.67 walking
Updated 2/7/2016 12:17:21 AM

Today 8.67 walking...  Read more

I walked 30 min today. I'm so out of shape. It's
Updated 2/6/2016 10:24:48 PM

I walked 30 min today. I'm so out of shape. It's a start though!...  Read more

3) But, if you decide to count any of that walking

3) But, if you decide to count any of that walking around at work as exercise, then you should NOT move your Activity Level to Active as that would be like double counting it. I hope this makes sense!...  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

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

Walking benefits
p Walking helps strengthen my heart, I can feel the difference. Walking helps my bones and joints. Walking helps me to reach my weight loss goals. Walking calms my mind. ...  Read more