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
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 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
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
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
Get what you need. I like minimalist-type shoes (not barefoot) with little or no drop for lifting workouts because they're less "squishy" and more stable. I got Topo brand trail runners and they're good for anything, but don't come in wide sizes.... Read more
Thanks much, gsa! I wish my shoes would last that long - it seems the footbed breaks down after about a year on my most recent running shoes - and these are from specialty run shops! Fingers crossed the cross trainers I buy have a longer life!... Read more
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
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
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
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
I don't play tennis, I don't jog, I certainly don't run, and I don't do much else. That's why I'm here. I do walk, though, and I like it. All my adult life, I've bought all-purpose shoes, athletic shoes, that sort of thing. Today, I'm splurging on re... Read more
My feet have been hurting for awhile, so I put new insoles in my shoes. My feet STILL hurt, so I decided it was time for new shoes. I don't normally order shoes online because I worry about fit and because my local Rack Room does buy one get one 50... Read more
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