Get off a stop or two early on the bus or subway, and walk the rest of the way.
Park farther away at the shopping mall, and walk the extra distance.
Walk around while waiting for a relative or friend’s game to begin.
Walk while waiting for the plane at the airport.
See the sights in new cities by walking.
At the beach, sit and watch the waves instead of lying flat. Better yet, get up and walk, run, or fly a kite.
When golfing, walk instead of using a cart.
Advice for Caregivers of Children
Have kids walk to and from school.
Provide time for activity in a school setting.
Be an active role model.
This is one of the best articles I’ve has read about walking, walking for fitness and starting a program of walking. The one thing I’ve learned from walking for almost 15 years with a two year stoppage and then restarting for the last two years and 2400 miles. Here’s the secret to weight loss and getting fit with walking, start that’s right start. Strap on your shoes, open the door and take that first step. Start small and build a program that you stick with and one that includes walking 4-6 times per week by building toward a goal of walking 1 hour per day, six days of a week.
Good luck I know you can do it, just start today and turn your life around with a life long program of fitness which includes the best form of exercise – walking.
MikeZume_walking, exercise for the rest of us. walking, exercise for the rest of your life.
Please consult your physician before starting any exercise or weight loss program.
Your physician is your very best resource.
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