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Dog Walking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dog Walking.

''I Walked From a Size 14 to a Size 8''

Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro...  Read more

Exercising with Your Dog

You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai...  Read more

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

14 Ways to Add Variety to Your Walks

While a walking program can be exciting and challenging at first, you don’t want to fall into a rut by doing the same thing month after month. Here are some ways to add variety to your workouts, whether outdoors or inside on the treadmill. ...  Read more

Squeezing in Exercise

I'm not a real mom, but I did play one once. Some friends of mine, planning an overseas trip, asked me to stay with their boys while they were gone. Honored to be chosen-- especially after I heard that the boys, ages 12, 14, and 16, ha...  Read more

help needed with walking
Updated 7/27/2014 2:47:57 PM

I walk my dog 2miles every day, normally the same route at least 5 days out of 7. This I cannot change. However, I usually walk him after I have been to the gym or pool. The help I am looking for is ideas really on how to 'ramp' up the walk without...  Read more

@ Home Walk Away The Pounds!
Updated 7/24/2014 5:24:46 PM

Does Anyone Else use Leslie Sansones Walk @ Home DVDs? I do them almost daily now and find her to be completely pleasant and motivating! :) Anyone have any other ideas for a working mom?...  Read more

Walking Half Marathon Training
Updated 7/23/2014 1:41:16 PM

My big goal for 2014 along with being fit and losing weight is to complete The Running for the Bay half marathon (13.1 miles) in Apalachicola, Florida on October 26, 2014. I walked it last year on October 20th and finished in 3 hours 45 minutes at a...  Read more

walking buddy wanted
Updated 7/21/2014 5:12:03 PM

Hi, I am looking for someone who lives in the Montello /Princeton Wisconsin area to walk with. If there is anyone who would be interested, let me know..... Thanks...  Read more

walking v running
Updated 7/21/2014 6:27:00 PM

I have just read an article (on-line) that said walking was as good as running. I won't ague with that but myself I burn more calories when running than walking. I would bet that most of us burn about 2/3 more. So how can that be as good. Anyone...  Read more

Get Moving

Fidget, pace, dance during commercials, stretch often, walk the dog, walk a baby, walk a friend.Waking up muscles burns more calories than letting them sleep. (just don't be a pest to your family.)...  Read more

Tell the kids

I make sure to tell my kids we are going to do something physical on the weekend that they enjoy and in turn they will bug me to go and I don't want to disapoint so I get my exercise. Examples: Beach, Park, Rock Climbing, Water Park, An Organized Rac...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

Exercise Will Stop Being a Chore and Start Being Fun--But When?

Last week, I blogged about walking my first 5K, a huge accomplishment for me. At what point did exercise go from being a chore to something to look forward to for me? When I quit making myself try to perform at other people’s levels,...  Read more

DVD Review: Amy Dixon's 'Give Me 10!' Has It All

Adopting my dog a few months ago has changed my life in many ways, and that includes my exercise routine. While I'm even more active than before since I share dog-walking responsibilities with my fiancé, I'm not able to spend as much t...  Read more

Dog walking

Walked dogs for 7 miles. Yay me!...  Read more

Dog walking for exercise again today

It was pouring this morning so bike riding was not happening. We could see the rain bouncing of the road and we didn't fancy a soaking to be frank. Just as we were about to leave for work, the rain stopped and the black clouds cleared, leaving grey...  Read more