April is Move More Month, and this Monday is a great time to get in gear! Walking is one of the best exercises you can do for a variety of reasons. Use this Monday to kick-start your walking routine then use every Monday to move towards a healthier lifestyle.
It’s the first Monday of American Heart Month, so find some time to walk today!
If your walking routine needs a refresh, this Monday is a great time to make a change. One idea that has many benefits is joining a walking group. Walking with friends or companions can make the time go by faster and give you a competitive edge!
Shopping for the holidays doesn’t have to get in the way of your workout schedule – in fact, it can be a good workout all by itself! If you’re heading to the mall this Monday, you can still do your Monday Mile!
Even if the weather has cooled off, it’s still a great time to take a walk outside and complete a Monday Mile. But if you’re getting a bit bored with your walking routine, there are plenty of ways to change things up a bit.
Research shows that walking for at least 30 minutes a day may improve your cholesterol, lower your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and help stave off stress. If you have already been able to incorporate more walking into your daily routine – or if you walk the Monday Mile every week – you’re already on a great path to getting more physical activity and fighting the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle.
Tired, achy legs can really cut into your passion for exercise.
Such pain is often the fate of beginners who engage certain muscles for the first time. Even seasoned athletes get sore when they try out new exercises or increase their reps. If your legs feel sore […]
Walking is real exercise; the startling health benefits prove it!
Don’t let that hard-core runner convince you otherwise: Walking is real exercise. A 2013 study found that walkers who cover the same mileage as runners enjoy comparable improvements in a variety of health markers. […]