Coconut water is a natural, tasty sports drink alternative, but many of its supposed health benefits are somewhat overstated. If you need a pick-me-up during your walks, especially long walks, coconut water can be a good choice. Just don’t be fooled that it’s some kind of magic potion for health and fitness.
Your resting metabolic rate (or the similar basal metabolic rate) is the number of calories you burn every day at rest. Here’s how to calculate your RMR, a quick shortcut, plus how understanding your RMR can help you lose weight.
Avocadoes are high in healthy fats, low in sugar and increasingly popular, but are they good for walking weight loss or do they contain too much fat and calories? Here’s a breakdown on the carbs, sugar, fat, and calories in an avocado plus health benefits of this tasty food.
How much weight you can (safely) lose in a week is generally about 1-2 pounds, but it depends on your weight, age, and other factors. Here’s a closer look at how much weight you can (safely) lose in a week, how you can get there through eating healthier, exercise & a combination of both.
Walking after dinner (or other meals) can help to stabilize your blood sugar, burns calories, and helps you sleep better. We’ll cover how walking after eating helps you feel happier, and be more productive towards your step goal, plus how to work after-dinner walking into your daily routine.
Bananas are tasty, nutritious, and a popular fitness snack, both before or during a walk. They’re packed with energy, and vitamins along with fiber which can help you feel full longer.
The “fat burning zone” is around 60-70% of your maximum heart rate, which is the zone your body burns the highest percentage of fat. Surprisingly, the fat burning zone is not necessarily ideal to torch stubborn fat or lose weight!
You know you can lose weight walking, but how much weight can you actually lose from walking an hour a day? Weight loss isn’t the only reason to walk, but it’s one of the most common benefits that leads people to start exercising every day. Walking is fun, sustainable, and doesn’t require fad diets or… Continue reading How much weight can you lose walking an hour a day?
You’ll get healthier if you walk more, but you may need to add more to your walking program to hit your walking and fitness goals. Walking can get you a long way towards weight loss as well, but if you’re having trouble losing weight or you want to become an athlete you’ll probably need to do a bit more.
Walking can form the core of an effective weight loss program, but to lose weight successfully you must understand what walking can and can’t do. Find out why most effective weight loss routines start with walking, but you might need to add other elements to hit your weight loss goals.