The right walking surface can make your walks even lower impact on your joints, while the wrong surface can add stress and contribute to injuries. Softer surfaces are usually easier on your joints, but many soft surfaces can get slippery or don’t give even footing. While you often don’t have much of a choice of… Continue reading Your walking surface matters – How to avoid joint pain and injury!
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Why step tracking is absolutely critical to maximize benefits of walking
To get the most out of a fitness walking routine, it’s critical that you track your steps and review your progress over time. ou’ll be more motivated to walk, and you’ll be able to break past plateaus by identifying what’s going wrong and how to fix it.
Eat healthier & lose weight! 9 small tweaks that can really cut calories
If you’re trying to lose weight, a few small but high-impact food tweaks can make a huge impact in reducing calories and eating healthier.
Do you burn calories sweating? 10 summer exercise myths debunked!
Summer is a great time to get out and walk, but there are many summer walking myths that can prevent you from getting the most out of your summer walks.
Walk in comfort during summer heat even if your go-to indoor spot is closed
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.
How do you know when to cut your walk short or you’re walking to much?
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.
How to work “unhealthy” snacks and desserts into a healthy eating plan
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.
These 3 easy walks will help you achieve 10,000 steps per day
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.
How many steps per day should healthy adults walk for real health and fitness?
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?
Are “health” foods hidden calorie traps in your healthy eating plan?
Healthy-sounding food labels can often hide calorie traps that can undermine your healthy eating plan. “Superfoods,” low-fat options or light varieties of your favorite foods can actually trick you into eating more calories than you otherwise would.