Walk For Health

  • Staying Safe While You Walk

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    Millions of people walk every day for health without encountering people who want to do them harm. The fact that most of us will never be attacked while we are walking does not mean that we should not be aware of a few simple safety tips. Here are some tips to keep you safe on your walk: Many people enjoy

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  • The Health Benefits of Walking

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    This article was contributed by Callie Leaver, a Certified Personal Trainer. We hear about the health benefits of walking or other exercise on TV, in the newspapers and from our friends and family. In fact, we hear so much about it that it can almost begin to sound like background noise and we start to discount it. What exactly are

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  • Getting Started – Let’s Go for a Walk

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    This article was contributed by Callie Leaver, a Certified Personal Trainer. It is as simple as that: you want to get in better shape and so you just start walking. Most of us are aware that there are many health benefits associated with walking, it is just a matter of making the time. We hear over and over again how

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  • Walking Safety – Watch out for Cars

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    Walking is an endeavor that almost anyone can enjoy. Unlike other pastimes and forms of exercise that require special training or equipment, walking is the great leveler. There is no lifeguard to keep a watchful eye on walkers, so you have to take responsibility for your safety. In a battle between a pedestrian and a car, the pedestrian will always

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  • Walk To Picnic Spots

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    One of the best ways to spend a Saturday is to plan a family picnic. Picnics are a great way to add steps on your pedometer.

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  • Health Benefits of Walking

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    So you want to be a couch potato? Here are just of the few of the health benefits that may get you out and about. Walking burns 100 calories per mile for the average size person Freedom to exercise on your schedule and at your convenience Boosts your energy levels by revving your circulation Decreases your health risks and strengthens

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  • Mini-Marathon Training

    Training To Walk a Mini-Marathon

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    How do you train to walk a mini-marathon?

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  • Podcasts, Audio Books and MP3’s Keep You Walking

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    If you are a fan of the Apple iPod, then download hours of entertainment to listen while you walk. Whether you enjoy disco, Mozart, podcasts, audio book thrillers, marketing seminars, learning a new language, or listening to the Bible, you can customize your listening pleasure.

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  • Staying Safe While You Walk

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    Safety tips for walking.

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  • Benefits of Nordic Walking Poles

    Benefits of Nordic Walking Poles

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    Nordic walking is a form of aerobic walking using modified ski poles. It is a form of walking gaining popularity in the United States because Nordic walking burns up to 40% more calories without having to increase speed or distance.

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