Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
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.
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SparkPeople member WALKWITME started out at 210 pounds, walking two to three miles at a time. Now her weight is down to 153 pounds (less than 20 pounds away from her ultimate goal) and her mileage is up—sometimes to 10 miles per day! Find out h... Read more
Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
If it didn't track your walk, which it looks like it didn't do that yesterday, then you likely had several pauses/stops along your walk that caused it to not detect the constant movement. It must detect consistent movement for... Read more
Long term goal: 155 lbs. Short term goal: 50 lbs by June. I need a buddy! It would be great to meet with this person once a week to hike or walk; generally do more active things. Also daily check-ins via text or e-mail. Montgomery County, MD.... Read more
1. I walk every day about 45 min. and often I use the Gazelle at home. Whatever it takes to get the 6000 steps. How do I classify gazelle as an exercise? And how long does a battery usually last? Thanks for all your help.... Read more
Yes, I walked as I do every day. I even used the gazelle for 15 min. here at home. The steps counted but the workout min. don't. Working this hard, I want every second to count! Thanks for answering. CMT... Read more
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
"I only run when chased."That was my answer any time I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.If I ran, it would be:1. to catch a bus, plane or train2. to outrun someone chasing me (This never happened, bu... Read more
Walking to school can be a great way for kids to get some exercise and socialize with friends out in the fresh air. It helps get their heads straight for the school day and allows them to decompress on the way home after long hours behind a desk.&nbs... Read more
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