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Walking Shoes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walking Shoes.

What to Wear When You Walk

Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

Exercise Boosts Work Productivity

Exercise during the workday improves job performance, British research has shown. A study by Jim McKenna from the University of Bristol showed that after exercising, participants returned to work more tolerant of themselves and more forgiving of thei...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Walking Safety Tips

If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot. Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you...  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

I walk a lot but still overweight
Updated 4/6/2014 5:42:30 PM

I have no car so I'm always walking.I workout at least 3 times a week and then on top of that I walks miles a day to class, work or the store, however I still struggle with my weight. I thought any type of exercise helps with weight loss or at least...  Read more

New Shoes
Updated 3/30/2014 10:24:20 PM

I started running last summer. I already had some minimalist shoes and I used those - they seemed to work for me and I didn't injure myself but I decided I needed to be professionally fitted and so I went yesterday and got some Brook's Ghost 6 runni...  Read more

Walking a 5K!!!
Updated 3/30/2014 3:01:50 PM

I'm so happy to report that I am overcoming fear of failure and my own idea that I don't belong in 'fitness events". Tomorrow, I will be joining hundreds of other people in my city to walk 5 kilometers, 3.1 miles, in a fun color dash. I am so excit...  Read more

When craving junky snacks ..walk it out.

When I'm feeling stressed and want to snack on junk. I find taking a walk , like on my 15min break, getting outside does the trick. By the time I end my little walk I no longer have the desire for a junky snack at all.311...  Read more

These shoes are made for walking!

When I wear my walking shoes I am twice as likely to take those extra steps and get in those 10000 steps a day....  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

If the Shoe Fits

Over the past 30-35 years there has been a huge revolution in the world of athletic footwear. There are literally hundreds of shoes on the market today for every sport one can think of. But, it is very important to wear the proper shoe for the activ...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Walking Shoes

The past 2 weeks have been painful wearing my usual walking shoes. They are made by Brooks and have served me well. Very well. I purchased them shortly after I started walking this past summer, probably sometime in mid-July. But they are dead now...  Read more

New Walking Shoes

I walk a lot. What with walks in the park and on my favorite golf course, I've logged over a 1,000 miles a year for each of the past 5 years. But I'm not going to reach that level this year. I slowed down this summer. At first I blamed it o...  Read more