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!
Walking is a great activity that can benefit people of all ages. Learn more about why walking with your family can benefit people of all ages – children to older people – and why walking together is even better!
We’ve moved from cool Spring temps to blazing summer heat! If you’re an outdoor walker, you may find yourself taking fewer, shorter walks due to the hot weather. Don’t let hot weather get you (and your step count) down!