5 Surprising Reasons to Walk

5 Surprising Reasons to Walk No matter what exercise style is your favorite, it’s all beneficial to your overall health. But walking specifically comes with more benefits than most. Here are 5 surprising benefits of walking… 1. Reduces Sweet Tooth Cravings –...

Build Your Glutes…While Walking!

Build Your Glutes…While Walking! If you thought walking was a simple workout that doesn’t make a true shift on the scale, listen to this…. walking counteracts the effects of weight-promoting genes (the genetics you inherited that contribute to body...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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