alking is great for your health, and complementing your walks with basic strength training can bring you even more health benefits. Strength training can help you burn more calories, increase your functional strength, and improve your bone density.
Smarter snacking, combined with a daily brisk walking habit, is a great way to stay healthier, lose weight and feel great! How you snack is an important part of of any health and fitness routine.
Walking is of the best forms of cardio exercise you can do… Some people walk to lose weight, but what if you don’t need to lose weight? Should you still try to walk more? Yes!
Walking at a brisk pace is often recommended as a great form of cardio exercise, but what is the average walking speed, and how does it vary by age (and sex)?
Most people want to get more active, but how much activity should people get every week? Does it make a difference if you get your activity through brisk walking versus doing a more intense activity?
Sometimes you feel like you need an energy boost to start your walk, while other times a long walk leaves you reaching for a snack. Should you eat before or after a walking workout? Do you need to eat at all when you walk?
Coconut water is promoted as “nature’s sports drink,” and is touted for its health benefits. Should you actually drink coconut water during your walks, and is it actually a low-calorie, healthy drink?
Identify and overcome 7 of the most common reasons why you you miss your daily step goals. Once you have a solution in hand, you’ll power through potential excuses and get your daily steps!
Walking after dinner can help to lower your blood sugar, burn calories, and help you sleep better. Swapping out sedentary TV time after dinner with a brisk walk can make a huge difference in your health and help you reach a new step goal.
A new British Medical Journal study found that getting active – even adding 1 light walk a day – can substantially decrease your risk of death. Read what else they found!