Training Tips and Interval Walking

Training Tips and Interval Walking

Shin and Ankle Strength Most walkers at some point experience soreness in their shin and ankle areas whether they are interested in race walking or not. This can occur during the beginning phase of a walk, especially when you have started out too fast…

Water, Food as Fuel & Stress -vs- Rest!

Water, Food as Fuel & Stress -vs- Rest!

Water is the most vital nutrient to our existence. Every living cell depends on water to carry out its essential function. We can live quite awhile without food, but only 2 or 3 days without water. During hot weather the body loses up to…

Your First Step To A Good Walking Shoe Fit

Your First Step To A Good Walking Shoe Fit

  Don’t select shoes by size. The number one consideration is feel and fit. Sizes vary among brands and styles. Select a shoe that conforms to the shape of your foot. As you grow older, your foot changes in size. New Soles! Your walking…

Women Walking Safely!

Women Walking Safely!

Women have to be smart when they are walking outside. Taking a few extra precautions can reduce the chances of becoming a victim of a crime. Here are a few tips: ©1999-2013 Copyright by JoAnn Taylor. All Rights Reserved

Sticking With Your Walk Training, by Jo Ann Taylor

Sticking With Your Walk Training, by Jo Ann Taylor

Excuses! Excuses! Excuses! I’m too tired! I don’t have time! It’s too hot! It’s too cold! It’s too early! It’s too late! I have company! I’m getting company! I have to take the kids to practice! I’m too depressed! I’m celebrating! It hurts! It’s…

Seeing Through The Looking Glass

Seeing Through The Looking Glass

The image we see when we look in the mirror significantly influences how we live our lives. The next time you’re standing in the checkout line at the supermarket, look at the models on the magazine covers – both male and female. Look Around….

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