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Walking Groups Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walking Groups.

How to Overcome Any Excuse Not to Exercise

Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the...  Read more

Cardio Exercise Tips for Seniors

There’s no doubt that getting older changes your body and appearance, but it also affects your ability to exercise. Your maximum heart rate declines with age, which means your heart and lungs can’t pump as much oxygen and blood to your mu...  Read more

Syracuse Sparkers Reach Out

We love to hear stories about our members reaching out to their communities, and the Syracuse Sparkers are no exception! A group of about 10 core SparkTeam members have been busy raising money for various charitable organizations, and their latest en...  Read more

Tips For Planning A SparkRally

Thanks for your interest in planning a SparkRally!  SparkRallies are a great way to meet, motivate, encourage and get support from others in your SparkTeam.  Also, SparkRallies are a great opportunity to bring a friend to an event and...  Read more

New Year's Resolution Teams

New Year's resolutions—a new year for a new you, right? Why is it that you have so much motivation and momentum when January 1st rolls around, but your drive for success freezes up and comes to an abrupt stop within a few weeks? Well, that...  Read more

50 mins of mat pilates and a 1 hour walk! whoohoo!
Updated 4/17/2014 9:27:58 AM

I didn't really feel like exercising but I turned on my PC and went to youtube. I started with working my thighs for 10 minutes, then my butt for another 10 minutes, then my obliques, then my lower abs, then my abs and lo and behold, I had done a 50...  Read more

Miles to walk/Lbs to lose by summer (June 22)
Updated 4/17/2014 6:12:32 AM

Hi all! I want to set a goal for myself to walk 50 miles & lose 15 pounds by summer! That is June 22 (9 1/2 weeks)! If anyone would like to join me, please do! I would love the company!! SW: 4/16/14 - 212.5 Miles walked: 4/16/14 - 1 ...  Read more

Walking to running (beginner)
Updated 4/16/2014 11:19:53 PM

Has anyone with no experience has a runner for main exercise, worked their way to the endurance required to do so? I found several tools for new runners, such as the C25K. I'm just looking for anyone who was in the same boat I am. Any tips, inspir...  Read more

Kindle Fire App for Tracking Walking Routes
Updated 4/14/2014 7:09:34 AM

Does anyone know of an app that works on the Kindle Fire that tracks walking routes while you are walking? I don't think the Kindle Fire has a GPS but I was wondering if there was one that worked on WiFi connections....  Read more

Walking My Golf Course
Updated 4/11/2014 9:14:43 PM

I'm an avid golfer. Today, while I played 18 holes, I used a push cart to carry my golf clubs. I'd say I walked about 5 miles. pushing that cart around the course. Anyone else out there also walking their golf course?...  Read more

Find a free fitness group

I joined a local walking group in my area....  Read more

Neighborhood Walking Group

Start a neighborhood walking group that allows children (your own or grandkids) to join in at least 3 times per week. There are no babysitting excuses and you'll enjoy watching the kids as you all walk together. There's also no excuse when you have...  Read more

Multisport - Triathletes, Duathletes, and more!

Anything triathlon! There are lots of great members in this group ranging from thinking about a triathlon to Ironman finisher. Anyone is welcome to stop by and ask questions and/or offer advice....  Read more

Take the Pledge to Walk by Participating in National Start! Walking Day

While many of us spent the past three to four months cooped up in our homes, now that spring has sprung, you may be looking for the perfect motivation to get up and moving. And what better way to start then to take part in the American Heart Associat...  Read more

Do Co-Workers Hurt or Help Your Weight Loss?

I’m lucky to work in an office where the environment is generally healthy.  We have a kitchen stocked with healthy foods, and it’s very typical to see people using our gym equipment or a workout video at lunchtime.   Occasi...  Read more

Walking Groups

I've recently joined a few local walking groups to help me stay motivated. I've realized I've been slacking in the exercise department and this added accountability should help me reboot my sparking. I walked with one of the groups yesterday and i...  Read more

Walking Groups (Dayton, Ohio)

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