Secrets of Success

Take A Walk!!

8SHARES

111

MEMBERS SPARKED

even short ones are good!!!

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • I took walk through wal-mart used to ride cart not any longer! emoticon - by DODELL54
  • I love walking its keeps my mind clear and I also enjoy the fresh air, as well as the exercise. - by SHERR513
  • For a long time all my issues with my feet kept me from being able to walk. The 9 hours a day on my feet at work was about all I could handle. My podiatrist told me not to use the treadmill or walk more than necessary. Luckily, at least for now, my feet are better and I am enjoying being able to take walks. I have several routes I take exploring areas in and around town. Some days I just prefer walking to spending time in the gym......except when it's really cold or windy. Still haven't been able to make myself get back on the treadmill though. - by 1LAZYCOOK
  • I've started walking around my subdivision. It takes about 15-20 mins if you walk at a faster pace. And, even though I only walk around once, I'm taking baby steps and will add more times gradually. - by CUPCAKE_DIVA72
  • YES! - by SABLENESS
  • emoticon - by REMAREIS
  • Love walking. It's just too cold to walk outside. - by DELLMEL
  • emoticon emoticon emoticon - by MSROZZIE
  • BANNERMAN
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • I like walking but today is just too cold! Right now the temperature outdoors is 18 degrees with a lot of wind. Am praying very, very hard for spring to arrive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    !!
    I HATE COLD WEATHER! - by PROPMAN1
  • The weather is brutal cold!!!!! Walking videos is what I must do. Out doors would be nice but..... emoticon . Thanks so much for sharing. emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • Walks help with stress relief and is a great exercise that you can do inside and out. I use Leslie Sansonne's DVDs in the winter. - by SJKENT1
  • VAINVT
    Walking would have been part of my exercise today, but since it is frigid and icy, I plan to do some Spark People videos with Nicole! - by VAINVT
  • Walking is one of my favorite things and I take full advantage of it since my hip replacement. Even yesterday, cold as it was outside, my "just 15 minutes" ended up being 45 minutes. I think about everything and about nothing at all!
    emoticon - by TALLYFL
  • emoticon - by REEVESBOB
  • After knee surgery, walking ten minutes has been an effort, but I am getting faster and moving farther for longer times as I work on the ten minute spurts. - by JPEARL127
  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • I walked over 6 miles today & it felt great! - by MAXXIZ20
  • I event walk in place to music while at work. - by SUCCESS68
  • walking let's you get good thinking time - by KENIKE08
  • This sparked me because today I made myself more accountable by asking two friends if when they walk I could come. So they will have to meet me on the way so I could walk with them. Awsome
    emoticon - by SEMAPHORE20
  • So enjoy walking. - by MARYHENNIG
  • DEARTOMYHEART
    I so agree!! emoticon - by DEARTOMYHEART
  • I'm lucky (I think) that some of my walking is built-in. I take train to work, so walk 10 min. to train, then ride train to next town, then walk 1.5 miles to work & then do the reverse. Then I also go for walks/hikes with friends. emoticon - by GINGERVISTA
  • I love walking and would do even more if I could. Have to be careful with my new knee! - by LYNCHD05
  • HIGHNOON
    emoticon

    emoticon - by HIGHNOON
  • I agree with you and I plan on doing just that. - by HYATTI1

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.
Diet Resources: healthy eating in school | eating healthy at school | healthy eating school