Exercise can be difficult when dealing with joint pain, but you can maintain a walking routine that keeps your joints mobile.
You can still get your steps and beat the heat even if you’re not able to use your favorite indoor walking locations. Stay cool and keep moving this summer to keep up your fitness and stay healthy.
Pilates is a popular form of exercise that you can do in your own home, and which can form a great complement to a walking for fitness routine. When you’re not walking or on a rest day, you can use Pilates to build strength and flexibility as well as strengthen your core.
Increasing the intensity and speed of your walks can boost your calorie burn by up to 50% or more, but that’s not the only way to lose weight walking.
Hitting your step goal is important, but it’s just as important to know when you’ve walked too much and it’s time to cut your walk short. Staying injury free and motivated is key for walking for exercise.
Desserts and snacks (even unhealthy ones) can be part of a healthy eating plan so long as they’re only eaten occasionally and you adjust the rest of what you eat to compensate.
This 3-walk program is easy to fit into your day. You can finally walk 10,000 steps per day by adding 3 easy walks – in the morning, afternoon and after dinner.
10,000 steps is a popular daily target, but if you’re walking for weight loss it’s only one step toward reaching your goal.
Most health organizations recommend walking at least 30 minutes per day, but you can get significant health benefits from walking more than that. If your goal is 10,000 steps, you’ll almost certainly want to exceed this recommendation. Getting the recommended amount of walking can reduce your risk of serious health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes… Continue reading How many steps per day should healthy adults walk for real health and fitness?
Walking outdoors is good for your physical health (like boosting vitamin D production and balancing your sleep cycle), while relieving stress and helping you feel happier. With so many people stuck at home and inside for most of the day, it’s more important than ever to get outside when you can.