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Walking Program Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walking Program.

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Intermediate Walking Workouts

It’s time to step it up! Whether you’ve already completed the Beginner’s Walking Program or are an experienced exerciser who wants to build more walking stamina, this intermediate walking program will help you build even more endura...  Read more

Health and Fitness Benefits of Walking

Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits! Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease. According...  Read more

Beginner Walking Workouts

It’s time to start moving! Walking is an excellent form of exercise, especially for beginners or people returning to fitness after a long time off. This introductory walking program will help you build enough endurance to safely and effectively...  Read more

''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

''The More I Walk, the Better I Feel!''

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

Should I track my break walks?
Updated 8/21/2014 10:27:00 PM

I am trying to lose weight and my current caloric intake goal is set at 1200-1500 per day. At work (desk job), I get two breaks, and if I am not being lazy, I go for a .7 mile walk, ranging from 13min to 20min. They are each about 60 calories burne...  Read more

Sept 21 Day Fix "Round ONE" (Beachbody program)
Updated 8/20/2014 12:35:32 PM

Hi all... I just ordered the 21 Day Fix from Beachbody and I thought to help me stay motivated I could start a September Challenge. I wont start it until Sept 1st, For Anyone starting with me I will be doing rounds of it and Sept will be "Round...  Read more

Should I be stretching before my long walks?
Updated 8/20/2014 4:00:32 PM

I have worked my way up to walking about 5 miles each morning. Most days my legs seem to be tight and hurt, which is slowing my time down. Other days, they are ok. I am wondering if I should stretch before I start my walk? I take the dogs with an...  Read more

Day Two! Blogging, Walking, Tracking!
Updated 8/19/2014 10:39:25 AM

This is my second day on SparkPeople and I'm super excited! Three days ago I was crying that I was completely out of control and couldn't--no matter how hard I'd beat myself up to--get myself to eat right, exercise, or even attempt to take care...  Read more

Walking advice
Updated 8/19/2014 8:38:12 AM

I have been getting ready to walk a 5K this Saturday. I have walked 2 or 3 miles every day for the last week. I'm tired and my joints ache a little today. Should I skip my walk today, go on a shorter one, push ahead and walk as usual? I had my Drs ok...  Read more

My secret weapon

My favorite workout is using Leslie Sansone DVDs her walking programs. I'm addicted to them....  Read more

One step at a time

When starting a walking program, just put one foot in front of the other. Or, to paraphrase a quote, one step at a time. It's how I started my walking program and now I can walk 5 miles. You can do it!...  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

Step Up the Pace to Turn a Walk into a Workout

Walking can be a great form of exercise. It's cost effective, easy on the joints and can be done almost anywhere. But how fast does your walk need to be? A new study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that 100 steps per minute ca...  Read more

Burn It Off: How Many Mall Laps to Undo a Cinnabon?

Do you plan to hit the mall for some deals this Black Friday? Well, be prepared for large crowds and long lines that will keep you there much longer than you anticipate. But even more worrisome than the lines is the mall food itself! It's hard to res...  Read more

Back to my outdoor walking program!!

It's finally nice enough to start my outdoor walking program again!!!...  Read more

walking program in full swing!!!

I am finally on a solid walking plan, only took me like forever.....but hey better now then never as they say and it feels pretty darn good to just be doing it!!!...  Read more