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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In this chapter, I'll show you how you can, by the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, reduce stress, decrease your risk of a heart attack, increase your creative and occupational capacity—and that's just a brief list ...
With a regular walking routine, you can decrease your risk of such a morbid fate. As you move more, you will start to feel better. When you feel better you want to eat better, which eventually lowers weight and cholesterol levels.
Beautiful, Bountiful Bones Osteoporosis, or decreased bone density, is commonly associated with an older population, but younger people are at risk as well. When bones have not had any stress put on them (i.e., weightbearing activity) ...
With so little practice at using the skills your body was built to perform, you risk losing some of your most innate capabilities, such as depth perception and coordination. This, in turn, increases your chances of getting hurt and ...
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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