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Walking Shoes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walking Shoes.

What to Wear When You Walk

Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

Exercise Boosts Work Productivity

Exercise during the workday improves job performance, British research has shown. A study by Jim McKenna from the University of Bristol showed that after exercising, participants returned to work more tolerant of themselves and more forgiving of thei...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Walking Safety Tips

If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot. Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you...  Read more

I jogged/walked home from work this morning. It is
Updated 2/13/2016 12:11:55 PM

I jogged/walked home from work this morning. It is only 4 miles but I feel great about it. It took about 35 min. I don't know if that's good or bad. But am proud I made it....  Read more

Increasing my walking speed
Updated 2/13/2016 9:43:54 AM

I am a walker and I enjoy it immensely, but my pace seems to always stay the same. I can walk five miles in 1:30 minutes. I keep trying to shave some minutes off with no luck. I am planning on doing an 8K in April. My goal is to complete race at 1:10...  Read more

walking to lose weight
Updated 2/13/2016 11:49:35 AM

Right now my only exercise is walking, Im losing weight every week, Im down 8 pounds but still weigh 204. How long will just walking continue to help me lose weight?...  Read more

I recommend Nordic / Ski Walking. I have been walk
Updated 2/12/2016 10:55:20 PM

I recommend Nordic / Ski Walking. I have been walking 1.4 miles at lunch for 30 days. The poles work your arms. 20-40% more calorie burn. It is a workout, but it has become very enjoyable....  Read more

Walked 2 miles in 56 minutes. Hurting bad but I di
Updated 2/12/2016 9:22:22 PM

Walked 2 miles in 56 minutes. Hurting bad but I did it....  Read more

When craving junky snacks ..walk it out.

When I'm feeling stressed and want to snack on junk. I find taking a walk , like on my 15min break, getting outside does the trick. By the time I end my little walk I no longer have the desire for a junky snack at all.311...  Read more

These shoes are made for walking!

When I wear my walking shoes I am twice as likely to take those extra steps and get in those 10000 steps a day....  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

If the Shoe Fits

Over the past 30-35 years there has been a huge revolution in the world of athletic footwear. There are literally hundreds of shoes on the market today for every sport one can think of. But, it is very important to wear the proper shoe for the activ...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

My favorite walking shoes

I LOVE to walk outside and so I have a lot of pairs of athletic shoes. I just wanted to let people who may be thinking about getting shoes, about two pairs that I love! My first favorite pair is the Ryka Sky Walk Women's athletic shoe. They have...  Read more

01-02-16 New Walking Shoes

I doubt I will blog every day but I do want to write often. I think it will help me through this journey. Hopefully, I can help others realize they are not alone. So... I have some good news for today. I reached my 10,000 step goal! Now I have no e...  Read more