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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Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Foreword Introduction Part 1 - Building a Daily Habit for Health's Sake Chapter 1 - Why Walk? Chapter 2 - One Step at a Time Chapter 3 - Beginning a Program Chapter 4 - Gathering Your Gear ...
But it doesn't stop there: You'll learn how to measure your progress, how to make walking a habit, and how to turn up the heat after you've mastered the basics. You'll learn about nutrition, weight loss, strength training, and concerns ...
In Part 1, “Building a Daily Habit for Health's Sake,” I explain some of the many ways that walking improves both your physical and your mental health. I show you how to determine your level of fitness now, as well as where you can take ...
Weighty Words These are terms and definitions that the reader may find useful as he or she incorporates healthy habits and activities into daily life. Walkers Watch Out! These are warnings and precautions meant to.
Alpha Books and Penguin Group (USA) Inc. cannot attest to the accuracy of this information. Use of a term in this book should not be regarded as affecting the validity of any trademark or service mark. Part 1 Building a Daily Habit for ...
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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