Walking is an easy, and fun, way to improve your physical and mental health.
Flat belly workout! Walk off belly fat with Ellen Barrett
Rodale ; produced by Dragonfly Productions ; directed by Andrea Ambandos.
Louisville, CO : Gaiam Americas, 2009.
- Instructor, Ellen Barrett.
- Title from container.
- Features an easy-to-follow 25-minute indoor workout that combines simple walking moves to boost calorie burn with torso-toning stop-and-tone exercises. Viewers will drop pounds, trim their waistline, and flatten their belly. For an even firmer midsection, try the Belly Routine, which includes lab-tested moves that research shows are up to 80% more effective than traditional crunches.
Dr. Walk's power dietstep : top 10 weight-loss secrets
by Fred A. Stutman.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Medical Manor Books, c2009.
POWER DIETSTEP: 30/30/30 PLAN
You can walk to fitness
London : New Holland, c2007.
Walk one. Easy to moderate pace
Woodland Hills, CA : Inspired Corp., p2006.
- "Walking level 1, easy to moderate pace, 3.0 to 3.5 mph." -- Container.
- "Non-stop continuous fitness music from Shape"--Container.
- Artists names are listed for informational purposes-all songs are not performed by the original artists, the songs on this disc have been mixed into a non-stop format for optimal BPM (beats per minute)
- Produced by Forrest Haller.
- Exercise recommendations and stretching exercises inserted in container.
- It's all right (Impressions) -- Let the good times roll (Shirley & Lee) -- The way you do the things you do (Temptations) -- Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye (Pioneers) -- Bend me shape me (American Breed) -- Do wah diddy diddy (Manfred Mann) -- Rescue me (Fontella Bass) -- Sherry (The 4 Seasons) -- California girls (Beach Boys) -- Shoop shoop song (It's in his kiss) (Betty Everett) -- Duke of Earl (Gene Chandler) -- Harlem shuffle (Bob & Earl)
The St. Louis area offers many attractions for the walker. A walk through any of St. Louis' neighborhoods, parks or trails is more than exercise. It gives the walker the opportunity to relive the City's history and experience its present.
A brisk 30-minute walk burns about 200 calories. Walking slowly for 30 minutes uses 100 calories.
Making a few minor changes, such as parking farther from a store and walking the extra distance, can make a difference.
Walkers can venture out on their own, get a group of friends together or join Volksmarching groups. Bad weather is no excuse to curtail a walk. Malls, shopping areas and schools offer special programs geared to walkers.
By putting one foot in front of the other several times a week walkers add to their energy and stamina, help control weight, and reduce the risk of many diseases.
It is ok to start slowly and make stops along the way--just stick with it and walk at bit longer or faster the next day.
- Get in the habit of walking
- Develop their own walking route -- some like a different route each day; others repeat their route
- Do stretching exercises first
Wear layered, loose clothing and good shoes
- Remember to carry water
Keep a journal or log to track walks
- Find a walking partner or join a walking group
Article by: St. Louis Public Library staff