Don’t let foot pain stop you from getting your steps! Walking is low-impact and generally easy on the body, but many people experience foot, arch, or heel pain from walking. We identify 6 common conditions, and how you can help your feet feel great!
Walking is great for overall health, but did you know that walking can help to lower your blood pressure? That’s in addition to being a great, low-intensity form of exercise that burns calories and keeps you limber. Read on for more info on how to lower blood pressure by walking.
Is walking good for back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia and other chronic or painful conditions? The answer is yes! Walking can help strengthen your muscles and increase your strength and balance. It also helps to keep your joints nimble, and walking can help you stay a healthy weight.
Stretching exercises can be an important part of your daily walking routine! If you experience soreness after walking, or just want to get more flexible, then leg stretches, calf stretches and back stretches can help you recover, feel great and get back to walking!
If you’ve started walking more, you may have noticed some aches and pains. Injury prevention is key to getting more steps consistently! Check out these tips on preventing common ankle, foot, and back injuries!
When you’re coming back from an injury, just walking and taking more steps is a win! Don’t worry, you can still get more active by taking shorter walks, taking breaks, and easing into physical activity. Here’s how!
Your feet do a lot of hard work when you’re a serious walker. The right shoes can help you prevent injuries and keep you moving forward and get you more steps!