Is Walking Exercise? 18 Answers to Your Walking for Fitness Questions

Is Walking Exercise? 18 Answers to Your Walking for Fitness Questions

Maybe you have enjoyed vigorous exercise in the past, but time or events have conspired to make you look for some physical activities that are a bit less strenuous on the body than running or high-impact sports. Or maybe it is the other way around, and you are just starting out with your exercise regimen, … Read more

9 Psychological Tricks to Develop a Fitness Habit

Establishing new habits is hard, and slip-ups are to be expected. Here are 9 psychological tactics you can use to develop a long-lasting fitness habit.

Why are fitness habits so difficult to create? A fitness habit isn’t inherently harder to form than other habits, but the culture surrounding fitness causes problems. In particular, I’m picking a fight with “Just Do It.” The advice “just do it” or “suck it up and work out” is flawed because, for beginners, it leaves … Read more

Walking for Weight Loss: How to Lose 1 Pound Per Week

You can lose weight from just walking. In fact, it's actually relatively simple to lose one pound per week just by creating the walking habit.​

Contrary to popular belief… Walking to lose weight is possible. In fact, it’s actually relatively simple to lose one pound per week by building the walking habit.​ More importantly, you can do it without following a fad diet or subjecting yourself to one of those grueling exercise programs advertised on television. The trick to walking … Read more

7 Benefits of an Early Morning Walk

Walking in the morning on a regular basis will result in multiple health benefits and it is sure to enhance not only physical health but also mental and emotional well-being.

I have a confession. I’m not someone who likes going to the gym. While building a healthy lifestyle has been an important habit for me, I just don’t have the time or the interest in joining one of those national gym chains. Instead, I have found that one of the best ways to improve and … Read more

The Two-Minute Walking Habit (and How it Prevents the Dangers of Sitting Too Long)

Are you feeling sluggish at work? You are probably sitting too much and the two-minute walking habit just might be the solution that you are looking for.

Are you feeling sluggish at work? Are you experiencing digestive problems, back pain, numbness in your legs and feet? Are you pretty tired of that flabbiness around your middle? You are probably sitting too much and the two-minute walking habit just might be the perfect solution to these problems. If you are like me, you … Read more