Step by Step

Sansone, Leslie
October 2008
Guideposts;Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p50
The article offers tips from America's walking expert on how to walk for health. The ten tips include to walk for others, to build on success, to stay hydrated, to use the "talk test," and to stay comfortable. The author notes that regular walking improves heart health, and a good cause makes exercise even more worthwhile and spiritually fulfilling. She suggests that one should start with a pace and a distance that is comfortable for him, and build on that every week.


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