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.
Walking may be the best exercise for diabetes & to lower your blood sugar
A brisk walk, especially after eating, is one of the best ways for diabetics to control their blood sugar. Walking after eating forces your body to use up some of the blood sugar created from your meal and helps insulin work better.
When are you ready to increase your walking exercise, miles and steps?
While most people want to walk more, there are some distinct signs that you’re ready (or not ready) to increase your daily step count. These 10 signs indicate you may want to increase your daily step goal.
How many steps do you really need to walk for weight loss?
30 minutes of walking per day is a great start for health and fitness, but for effective weight loss walking you may need more walking time in your day. While 30-90 minutes of walking daily is usually enough for weight loss, you can get even more detailed with a few basic calculations.
Start an easy walking program to improve your health and lose weight
If you’re thinking of starting a walking program, you can lose weight, feel great and improve your health and it’s easier than you might think. Even small amounts of walking can have major effects on your health, so all you need to do is get moving!
Get the most out of limited opportunities to walk outside when stuck at home
Make the most of your limited outdoor time and you’ll maintain a high step count and burn more calories even if you’re rarely able to leave the house due to coronavirus prevention measures. Working from home doesn’t need to mean that you’re completely sedentary.
How walking can relieve stress and make you feel wonderful
If you’re feeling stressed, get moving! Exercise is great for stress relief, and walking is one of the best ways to manage stress while burning calories and getting healthier.
How to join a gym for walking, plus basic beginner etiquette
Joining a gym can give you access to a variety of cardio and fitness equipment that you can use rain or shine. Even if you only plan to walk and nothing else, having access to a gym gives you a go-to walking location to make sure you always have a way to hit your step goal.
How speed walking is perfect for an intense, calorie-burning walking workout
Speed walking is very fast-paced walking (often 4 mph or faster) for a higher calorie burn while still maintaining walking form. Speed walking is a great alternative to running that is lower impact but still effective in losing weight.
6 proven strategies to lose weight through walking
Regular walking can help with weight loss, but to burn calories and torch fat more effectively you’ll need to add to your weight loss walking routine. Turn your daily walking plan into a calorie-torching weight loss routine!