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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

Nordic Walking for Fitness and Fun!

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

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

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

Walking Half Marathon Training
Updated 7/23/2014 1:41:16 PM

My big goal for 2014 along with being fit and losing weight is to complete The Running for the Bay half marathon (13.1 miles) in Apalachicola, Florida on October 26, 2014. I walked it last year on October 20th and finished in 3 hours 45 minutes at a...  Read more

walking buddy wanted
Updated 7/21/2014 5:12:03 PM

Hi, I am looking for someone who lives in the Montello /Princeton Wisconsin area to walk with. If there is anyone who would be interested, let me know..... Thanks...  Read more

walking v running
Updated 7/21/2014 6:27:00 PM

I have just read an article (on-line) that said walking was as good as running. I won't ague with that but myself I burn more calories when running than walking. I would bet that most of us burn about 2/3 more. So how can that be as good. Anyone...  Read more

Do you Like Walking?
Updated 7/24/2014 7:31:28 AM

Hey there I am looking for walking partners in the Idaho Falls/Ammon Area. I would like to start walking more but I hate to walk alone. I have to walk at night a lot due to a medical condition that limits my time in the sun. But for day time walkers...  Read more

normal walking exercise ?
Updated 7/14/2014 6:44:39 AM

Hi, I am new to this website and I am trying to understand how everything works in order to stay on track of my goal . Today, I begin my first exercise . I walk as normal speed for almost two for around 45 minutes. I am guessing I burned ar...  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

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: 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

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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

Walking Benefits

The benefits of walking are many; however if you don't DO the walking, the benefits will be NONE. So, I recommend The Step Diet. It starts right wherever you are, and only adds 3-5 mins a week of daily walking, til you get up to 10,000 steps a day....  Read more