Category: walking to lose weight

walking fitness

Walking: Why Do It?

“Ugh,” I moaned to my husband, “I really wanted to get in a four mile power walk today –- but I just don’t have the time!” “I wish you would,” he replied. “Why?” was my astonished response. “Because you always come back from your walks in a better mood,” he explained. Being a woman, I started...

walking fitness

Five Easy Ways to Walk More During the Day

These days, you don’t have to look far to find ads touting the latest weight loss strategy. It might be a pill or powder, or it could be a fancy piece of workout equipment that somehow targets all your muscles at once. While some of these new treats and tools have some merit, it’s also important...

Walking for Good Health

Walking for Good Health

In these modern times, people do not walk enough and most of us will rarely hit a couple of thousand steps every day. With the availability of various modes of transport, the longest distance that many individuals will work in a typical workday is from the parking lot to their office desk. But, what you might...

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Preparing for a Fun Run

With a host of fun runs and half marathons springing up all over the country, many of us will pick this time to (finally) stick to that New Year’s resolution of getting some exercise. Especially if it means donning a fancy dress costume and raising some money for charity into the bargain. Attempting a fun run for...

benefits of walking

Does Walking Help You Lose Weight?

Does walking help you lose weight?  A plump aunt of mine asked me this question last week. She was lamenting that her creaking and clicking joints was not going to be able to withstand the high impact of exercise. Walking in itself is a form of exercise. And if you are one of those like my...

Believe or not: This is how exercise affects your fertility

We all believe that working out or exercising can help us have a healthier life. We exercise to have bigger and bolder muscles or to lose weight, but we tend to forget that there are also other things that can be affected once we start exploring different workout routines. One thing we have not yet seen...