The Complete Idiot's Guide to Walking For Health
Penguin, 2000 M03 1 - 320 pages
You're no idiot, of course. You've been meaning to get on track to a happier, healthier life, and you've heard that walking burns the same amount of calories as jogging. But your path, while paved with good intentions, is also filled with roadblocks-like too little energy, or too many unwholesome distractions ...Lace up your sneakers! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Walking for Health will help you develop a walking program and be with you every step of the way. In this Complete Idiot's Guide®, you get: * Simple steps to figure out your waist-to-hip ratio and fitness level. * Easy ways to stay motivated and energetic. * Time-saving tips on incorporating walking workouts into your busy life. * Expert advice on how walking helps you age gracefully.
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Stress has many causes, but most experts agree that lack of exercise is a major factor. We need to become more active—and the easiest and safest way is to begin a fitness walking program. —From The Rhythm for Life—Seven Highly Effective ...
It also helps reduce muscle tension and stiff joints caused by being so still for prolonged periods of time. Getting the blood and oxygen flowing to the muscles and brain increases brain activity and clarity of mind, and it promotes an ...
The vessels carrying blood to and from the heart harden and narrow causing a condition known as atherosclerosis. As a result, the heart has to work harder to deliver the blood we need to our working muscles. Eventually, our hearts get ...
Need a good cause (other than your own health)? You can find literally hundreds of walking events, nationwide and worldwide, raising money for anything from disease to saving the trees. So stop your excuses, lace up your walking shoes, ...
Being abnormally thin fits our society's current standards of beauty, which causes many people to feel overweight and unattractive when in fact they aren't either. This often leads to problems with self-esteem and self-image that can ...
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Beginning a Program
Gathering Your Gear
Now That Youve Got the Basics Lets Have Some Fun
Warming Up Cooling Down and Yes Stretching
In the Beginning
Fast Feet Not Fast Food
Walking as a Lifestyle
This Is a Walking World
The Weathered Walker
Exercising Your Alternatives
Taking It to the Next Level
Footloose and FancyFree
And Now for the Rest of
Walking for Special Populations
Walking for Weight Loss
Food for Thought
Appendix B Walking Words