When walking for weight loss, your diet is just as important (if not moreso) than how many steps you take or calories you burn from walking. Here’s why what you eat is just as important as how far you walk, plus how eating better can get you more steps!
The difference between hitting your step goals coming up short is usually a set of daily habits that promote walking. These 7 proven habits of successful fitness walkers will help ensure that you don’t miss a walk.
You’ll actually be able to stick to this year’s health and walking-related resolutions by setting measurable, challenging goals that fit your life and your motivation for walking.
Walking with a buddy makes walking fun and motivates you to get your steps. Here are 6 reasons why you should walk with a friend, plus 10 ways to get your friend hooked on walking!
Walking with proper posture and stepping correctly can help you walk longer and more comfortably, while helping to prevent injuries and soreness. Perfecting your walking posture can help you prevent overuse injuries, as well as reduce pain from existing ones.
Should your activity goal for fitness walking be hitting a certain number of steps or walking for a specific amount of time? Here’s why we’re partial to step counting, but why some people will do better focusing on time walked.
If you’re looking to burn more calories during your walk and get an intense, cardio workout, you’re in luck! try one of these intense, calorie-burning forms of walking to maximize both the calories you burn and the health benefits you get from walking.
Is it true that people actually burn more calories when walking in cold weather? Research shows that people actually do burn more calories in winter and there are cases that you burn more when cold, but there are some important caveats.
Keeping your feet warm during winter walking sessions is critical to getting in your daily recommended walking. You’ll enjoy your walks more and get more exercise even when the temps drop.
IT band (iliotibial band) pain is pain in the outside of your knee, which is a common injury among walkers and runners. Fortunately, most IT band pain can be treated without surgery or physical therapy.