Don’t Dread The Tread!

Don’t Dread The Tread!

DON’T DREAD THE TREAD! I fell in love with walking when I launched WalkFit, a national walking campaign for a Reebok walking shoe. One lasting benefit of the project was that I learned how to turn a walk into a workout. Window shopping, walking the dog or... read more
A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Courtesy of the New York Times Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the... read more
Summer Body Plan

Summer Body Plan

Instructions: Holding a dumbbell in each hand, start with a squat: Engage your core as you slowly lower the hips toward the floor as if you’re sitting back into a chair. Sink down low, forming a 90-degree angle with your lower body and the floor, but make sure your... read more
Episode 21 | Katy Bowman | Rethink Your Every Step

Episode 21 | Katy Bowman | Rethink Your Every Step

LISTEN…CLICK PLAY! Why you should listen – About 20 years ago, I started writing about the 3 F’s of fitness…formal, fun, functional.  Formal is going to the gym or going to a class. Fun is what it sounds like…running on the beach or doing a... read more
FREE 40-Minute Power Walking Audio

FREE 40-Minute Power Walking Audio

LISTEN…CLICK PLAY! You can take this workout with you outdoors for a dose of fresh air outside, or if it’s too chilly outside, then get started while you’re indoors on a treadmill. The music has been designed to keep your walking tempo on track.... read more
FREE Walking Easy Audio

FREE Walking Easy Audio

CLICK PLAY Below To Listen To A FREE 30-Min Walking Easy Audio! Last year, I enjoyed a two-week retreat in Bali…a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Each day, my schedule included a new activity to connect with nature… from flying yoga to exploring the rice... read more
How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

40-min Upper Body Double-Duty Toning Audio! Just click the play button below. FREE 40-Minute Double-Duting Toning Walking Audio https://www.kathysmith.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Workout-Kathys-20_20-Combo-Interval-UB-Blaster.mp3 A walk in the park may soothe the... read more
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