Good for you!! Walking is a great exercise and the perfect way to start - if you don't own a good pedometer, I suggest getting one - I like the Omron HJ710 or HJ112 - and keep track of your steps - for the first week or so, just track your ordinary walking level - then increase it a little each week or two. It's a simple program but one that can keep you motivated for a long time.
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit."
Pounds lost: 15.4
Fitness Minutes: (22,087) Posts: 1,022 1/23/12 1:03 P
Have a good walk. It is good to start slowly and build from there. Taking a very long walk or walking too fast can cause pain and that may slow you down some. Build on length of walk and speed as you go. It is always a process.
Call me WG A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
You will never "find" time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. Charles Bruxton
Pounds lost: 12.2
Fitness Minutes: (50) Posts: 6 1/23/12 12:25 P
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.