Motivation vs. Habit by Jo Ann Taylor

Motivation vs. Habit by Jo Ann Taylor

When I started my daily consecutive walks (1363 days ago), I was trying to find a way to motivate myself. I had hit a slump, a bump in the road…my lazy side had snuck in. I needed something new not only to get me…

Walking Marathon Training – Advanced

Walking Marathon Training – Advanced

Walking Marathon Training Schedules for Advanced Walking — 4 MONTH PROGRAM Please read the Training Level Definitions and Workout Descriptions below BEFORE using this schedule! Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week Easy Easy Medium Easy Rest Medium Long 1 4 miles 6…

Walking Marathon Training – Intermediate

Walking Marathon Training – Intermediate

Walking Marathon Training Schedules for Intermediate Walking — 4 MONTH PROGRAM Please read the Training Level Definitions and Workout Descriptions below BEFORE using this schedule! Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week Easy Easy Medium Easy Rest Medium Long 1 3 miles 5…

Walking Marathon Training – Beginner

Walking Marathon Training – Beginner

Walking Marathon Training Schedules for Beginner Walking — 4 MONTH PROGRAM Please read the Training Definitions and Workout Descriptions below BEFORE using this schedule! Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week Rest Easy Medium Easy Rest Medium Long 1 0 3 miles 3…

Training To Walk A Marathon

Training To Walk A Marathon

It use to be that people thought “walking” was only for older, overweight and out-of-shape people who couldn’t do anything else! No More! Walking has already passed swimming as the number one exercise preferred by adults and as the baby boom generation (of which…

Fitness Walking Training, Tips, Concerns and FAQ’s

Fitness Walking Training, Tips, Concerns and FAQ’s

Fitness Walking Training Whether you have used fitness walking training as part of your active lifestyle or are just beginning, here are a few tips and general information that we keep you going strong. Shins Take plenty of time to warm up before every…

Flexibility and Stengthening Exercises For Walking

Flexibility and Stengthening Exercises For Walking

Flexibility Exercises The more flexible the walker, the easier it will be to master the walking technique and put it to good use out on the road. The primary objective of the following exercises is to help develop a fuller range of motion. Hip…

A Foot Health Quiz – True or False

A Foot Health Quiz – True or False

by Dr. Kerry Zang, written exclusively for The Walking Connection. 1. T or F A person walks around the world nearly 5 times in a lifetime. True. The average person walks 115,000 miles during the course of their life. That is equivalent to 5…

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…

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…

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