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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

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

Could You Lose 626 Pounds? *

When Ann joined SparkPeople over two years ago, she was just looking for a user-friendly food tracker. She never imagined that everything else she found here would become such an important part of her weight loss journey. Ann considers herself t...  Read more

mine is to walk at least 20 mins a day, I have so

mine is to walk at least 20 mins a day, I have so many other goals too, like cook at home, avoid food comes from package, go natural, drink lots of water, take a vitamin pill at elast 3 days a week, make meal plan, bring home food to work, etc.....  Read more

or very tiring walking or that kind of workout, th

or very tiring walking or that kind of workout, the pain starts there and comes all the way to my leg and knee, and my back too,I guess i'll have to get my kidneys and pcos checked again sometime arghhhh I hate going to doctor.....  Read more

Today 6.8 miles walking
Updated 11/27/2015 7:14:10 AM

Today 6.8 miles walking...  Read more

My thanksgiving meal was 1056 calories.. I walked
Updated 11/26/2015 10:35:50 PM

My thanksgiving meal was 1056 calories.. I walked to the house were the meal was served and walked home, 7 miles round trip.. Almost broke even....  Read more

Got a 7 mile walk/run in today.....BAM! Over 800
Updated 11/27/2015 1:59:03 AM

Got a 7 mile walk/run in today.....BAM! Over 800 calories burned. I'm ready for my big piece of pumpkin pie today :). Going light on everything else....  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

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  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 and dollar theaters...

Getting up this morning was not easy. We stayed up later than normal last night watching a movie, so I ended up in bed late. I was sleeping quite soundly when my alarm went off. So soundly, in fact, that I was confused for a minute about why my al...  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