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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Stretching Chapter 8 - Why Weight? Chapter 9 - Yes! Pain, No Gain Chapter 10 - In the Beginning Chapter 11 - And Now for the Rest of Ya! Chapter 12 - Walking for Special Populations Part 3 - Walking for Weight Loss Chapter 13 - Weight ...
You'll learn about nutrition, weight loss, strength training, and concerns for special populations, such as people who live with diabetes or hypertension. In short, you'll learn a great deal about your body and your mind.
As you move on to Part 3, “Walking for Weight Loss,” you'll learn about issues related to weight (both loss and maintenance of) and how to break away from poor habits. Here you'll explore reasons why being overweight can be a hazard to ...
... this stress can easily turn into a host of mental and emotional problems, including (but not limited to) insomnia, weight gain, and panic attacks. Interesting Excerpts Stress is the disease of the modern age.
Weight-related diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise. One would think that, with all of the information and education on health and disease available, we'd all be fit as fiddles. But we're not.
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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