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LMCNAIR3
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6/20/14 8:36 A

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I would agree with everyone else. I've been walking regularly for the past two months and I can see a difference. It has quickly become my favorite way of exercising. I walk at a good pace around 3.1-3.3 for 3 miles.



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6/18/14 12:41 A

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it is fun



BELLENGLISH
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6/17/14 10:47 P

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Yes, you can lose weight by walking and eating healthy, drinking lots of water and getting enough sleep. So far I have lost over 15 pounds in two months from walking.
Plus side to walking: it is easy, free, and you can do it anywhere.

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6/17/14 4:09 P

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I tell people this all the time..........I lost 60 lbs. by WALKING and eating a healthy diet.

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LOUIE-LILY
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6/17/14 12:37 P

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I think walking is the best! But Interval walking will make a bigger difference in cardio results and weight loss.

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Galatians 5:16: “I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.”


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DEANNA0725
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6/17/14 12:04 P

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When I started my weight loss adventure two years ago all I felt comfortable enough to do was to walk 2.5 miles a day six days a week when it was darker out so no one could see me. Between walking and watching my portion sizes I managed to drop 15 pounds in three months which might not be a lot to some people, but at the time it made me feel like a million dollars!!! When I first started it took me almost an hour to walk those miles, but now I can have them done in 28-30 minutes!!



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ARCHIMEDESII
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6/17/14 11:33 A



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LISALOOPNER,

There are members who will tell you how they lost 100+ pounds just by walking and watching what they ate. Do you know member INDYGIRL ? She started her journey at 460+ pounds and she had mobility issues. Some days, she wasn't able to walk, so she did upper body exercises. In two years, she's lost half that weight.

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Walking is wonderful cardiovascular exercise. If you want a healthy heart, walk as often as possible. If you want to lose weight, you have to eat right and watch your portions.




LUANN_IN_PA
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6/17/14 11:09 A

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Walking is great exercise!

Plus, it does not cost a lot and you can do it anywhere.

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

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6/17/14 10:56 A

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Walking is great exercise! (assuming that you are walking quickly and not just strolling). Here is a SP article about it.
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp?id=1199



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LISALOOPNER
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6/17/14 10:34 A

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Can you really lose weight just walking? I know you have to eat right as well but is walking really enough?



 
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