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Walking for the health of it

the easy and effective exercise for people over 50

by Jeannie Ralston

  • 164 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by American Association of Retired Persons, Scott, Foresman in Washington, D.C, Glenview, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marche,
  • Aged,
  • Exercise,
  • Middle Aged,
  • Fitness walking,
  • Exercise for older people,
  • Exercices pour personnes âgées

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeannie Ralston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA781.65 .R35 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24839053M
    ISBN 100673248267
    ISBN 109780673248268
    LC Control Number86003910
    OCLC/WorldCa13330003

      Exercise and Physical Activity Physical activity is an important part of healthy aging. Check out these articles, which were previously housed on the Go4Life exercise and physical activity website, to learn the latest on how exercise and physical activity can help you stay healthy as you age.   Daily walking strengthens a person’s ability to move smoothly. For older people this can prevent falling, which can lead to further health problems. As people age, the ability to move smoothly.

    An action-packed resource for all ages, lifestyle and physical fitness levels, this book is filled with detailed diagrams and photographs. Packed with expert fitness advice -- from walking safely following a heart attack to preventing blisters -- Walking will inspire readers to take the /5(3). Walking can help save lives. Find out how» Volunteering with us. With varied roles to suit everyone, it's no wonder that 8, people volunteer with us. Find out more about our volunteering roles >> Walking with a health condition. If you have problems with your health, or if you've had them in the past, it can be hard to stay active.

    Dr. Henry W. Wright (–) was the president and founder of Be in Health Global and the author of the best-selling book A More Excellent was exposed to the power of spiritual healing at an early age when his mother was miraculously cured of terminal cancer and a fatal tumor that was wrapped around her jugular vein. Dr. Wright was committed to the belief that human problems are /5(18). Walking for Health and Fitness is a health, fitness, and wellness website, e-book, and digital program dedicated to walking and all the physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits that come Title: Book Author at Walking for .


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‘It’s a superpower’: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like. Walking Inspiration is a Month Plan to Inspire Your Health and Fitness with + Inspirational Quotes & More.

Each month, a new topic will be introduced and each day of the month will have a quote to inspire your health and fitness journey.

Walking Inspiration is then a quote-a-day book. Insp. Make walking enjoyable. If you don't like walking alone, ask a friend or neighbor to join you.

If you're energized by groups, join a health club or walking group. You might like listening to music while you walk. Vary your routine. If you walk outdoors, plan several different routes for variety. Walking is one of the simplest ways to get active and stay active. With each step you take, you travel further down the path to a healthier lifestyle.

Research has shown that walking can have a significant impact on your health by lowering your chances of heart disease. Learn more about the benefits of walking and how incorporating it more can lead to healthier living.

The simple activity of walking has so many powerful health benefits. Done correctly, it can be the key to losing weight, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and boosting your memory, as well as reducing your risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more.

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Walking can even help prevent some serious diseases. Another recent study found that taking a quick five-minute walk break every thirty minutes throughout the.

Since brisk walking fits into the “moderate activity” recommendations by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, getting my steps in is Author: Nicole Saphier.

Walking your steps to health. Walking on streets and trails is superb for health. And so is walking up stairs. Coaches, cardiologists, and housewives have long been in on the secret of stairs.

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Walking is a means of travel by foot. People walk as a means of transportation, as a leisure activity, as a way of communing with nature, or as a pilgrimage. Walkability of city areas is a focus of urban planning.

"Some folks think they're supposed to reach for a longer stride to pick up speed," says Mark Fenton, author of five books on walking, including Pedometer Walking: Stepping Your Way to Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness (Lyons, $13, ), "but that can actually strain the hamstrings and the lower back." When you walk, consider using Nordic Author: Elena Rover.

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New Walking Book. Walk Your Way to Better Health includes 13 different walking workouts to achieve the results you desire. You also get an MP3 with 8 audio workouts. For more info. Not too late to train for D&L half marathon on Nov 3rd. My Walking Coach by Michele Stanten. In Praise of Walking: The new science of how we walk and why it’s good for us Hardcover – 1 Aug #N#Shane O'Mara (Author) › Visit Amazon's Shane O'Mara Page.

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Audible Audiobooks, Unabridged/5(51). Walking. 55, likes talking about this. Let's get walking. We talk about walking for fitness, health and fun. Walking Wendy Bumgardner leads the ers: 52K.

Walking in a group is a great way to start walking, make new friends and stay motivated. Ramblers organises group walks for health, leisure and as a means of getting around for people of all ages, backgrounds and levels of fitness. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seiger, Lon H. Walking for health.

Dubuque, IA: Wm. Brown Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Walking Your Way to Better Health There are many health benefits to walking, including lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, lowering the risk of diabetes, and improving the quality of sleep.

Walk steps a day is especially beneficial to your heart.Water walking is an excellent aerobic and calorie burning workout; you can burn up to calories an hour walking in the water. Water walking is the perfect break from the pounding of everyday training on terra firma.

It’s a wonderful way to keep active if you’re nursing an .This week walking schedule from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute can start you on the path to better health. But before starting this walking plan, talk with your doctor if you have serious health issues, or if you're older than age 40 and you've been inactive recently.