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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That brings us to the question, what does “fitness” mean to you? Does it mean a certain dress size? Does it mean getting rid of your love handles?
This is the part of the book where you learn what it means to commit to health, both now and for many years to come. In Part 2, “Progressing Safely,” I ...
Walking is a perfect means to achieve both goals. Cheap, available, and easy (mind out ofthe gutter please), walking offers you most everything you need for ...
Lower cholesterol means cleaner arteries. As our arteries clear, our blood pressure drops, putting less pressure on the heart. This, in turn, allows more ...
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One Step at a Time
Gathering Your Gear
Now That Youve Got the Basics Lets Have Some Fun
Warming Up Cooling Down and Yes Stretching
In the Beginning
And Now for the Rest of
Walking as a Lifestyle
This Is a Walking World
The Weathered Walker
Taking It to the Next Level
Footloose and FancyFree
The Walking Wounded
Walking for Special Populations
Walking for Weight Loss
Food for Thought
Fast Feet Not Fast Food
Appendix B Walking Words