Benefits of Walking

Benefits of Walking

After promoting walking as a primary form of exercise for 27 years, I still think it is pretty amazing that we can get so much out of something so simple…and often taken for granted. All walking benefits your body. Whether you are a racewalker…

Make Today Confident – I Can Accomplish Anything!

Make Today Confident – I Can Accomplish Anything!

Going through the Sunday paper I spotted an ad that shouted out, “MAKE TODAY CONFIDENT.” I paused and then repeated it to myself. Just reading those words gave me a hold my head up, stand up straight and walk tall kind of a feeling….

Stick It!

Stick It!

Are excuses getting in the way of sticking with your active lifestyle? “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…

Benefits of Hiking With A Guide

Benefits of Hiking With A Guide

Why Walk With A Guide? A Walking Connection interpretive guide can transform an ordinary experience at the Grand Canyon into an extraordinary one! It can mean the difference between really understanding a place and having a visually interesting but ultimately superficial travel experience. Through…

You Never Know Until You Go…For A Walk!

You Never Know Until You Go…For A Walk!

I LOVE to explore. Always have…hopefully always will. My explorations aren’t just about going to some far off distant land as you might expect. Sometimes they are right in my own backyard. Setting out on a walk just to see what I can see…

There’s An Elephant In The Room

There’s An Elephant In The Room

I went for a walk one day and there it was. Standing in a neighbor’s driveway. FOR SALE. I never really wanted one, but Gene has been talking about having one for years. My question was always, “Where would we put it? It’s too…

Fitness Walking Technique and Form

Fitness Walking Technique and Form

By using this time tested and proven technique of walking, you can become more efficient in your stride and confident in your ability to achieve your goals.  The technique will help you safely cover more ground in less time, with less effort, and with…

Did You Know – Fun Facts

Did You Know – Fun Facts

Side Walk! Walking sideways burns 78 percent more calories than walking forward. Lateral motion takes extra effort by putting your body to work in unfamiliar ways. Walk Away From Trouble A study done at the University of Pittsburgh found that postmenopausal women who had…

10 Minutes Counts!

10 Minutes Counts!

Not having a consecutive half hour is no longer a reason not to get up and get moving! If you only have 10 minutes, use it to your advantage. It will all add up to a healthier you! Stanford University took a group of…

Do You Want To Burn More FAT?

Do You Want To Burn More FAT?

Then don’t just stand there, lift something! Did you know that a pound of fat burns only 2 calories per day? On the other hand, a pound of muscle burns a whopping 38 calories per day! Do you want to burn more fat? Then…

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