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Walking For Your Health
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Do you want to lose some weight? Don't want to get into a sweating,puffing,snorting race with your friend or partner? Then you should just try walking for your health and weight loss. You do not have to go out and buy those 200 dollar pair of walking shoes, unless you want to look good while walking by that good looking woman or man. You don't want to try walking in those favorite flip-flops either, bad for the feet.

A good firm pair of tennis shoes will be just fine for you walk around the neighborhood. A better pair of shoes for that walk down the ol dusty road would be best. The main idea here is to walk for your health.

You need to stretch out those muscles before any exercise, warm them up so as not to cramp up or damage your tendons. All stretched out, then let's walk people. Whoa, not so fast, we are not jogging, we aregoing for a long walk. Don't stroll when you go for that walk. You have to set a pace that will make you exert some energy to burn off those calories. For your health you should set a goal as to how far you want to walk, a brisk pace is best for burning fat .Do not try to see how far you can walk ,you may not be able to get back.

Losing weight is one result from walking ,you can burn more calories walking one mile than if you jogged one mile.This will cause you to lose those extra pounds you are worried about.I recently lost 20 pounds by walking my neighborhood for 20 minutes out and 20 minutes back for a period of 6 weeks.I lost this weight after discovering my pants seem to shrink everytime I put them on.

I have exercised most of my adult life, for my health. I was a schoolteacher for a number of years and failed to realize I was gaining weight, mostly in my stomache. My blood pressure had also risen, so along with the weight lifting I did , I added a walking exercise to my workout routine. In just a few weeks I had lost the 20 pounds, and I also left off some extra carbs-BREAD.

Walking along with a better diet will be better for your health and will help you keep off those pounds that seem to creep in when you least expect it.You do not have to give up entirely on the sweet carbs, because a brisk walk will burn off the fat calories.


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