Fitness Walking for DummiesBook - 2000
Fitness Walking For Dummies is for anyone who wants to start an exercise program but may not have the knowledge or motivation to do it. If you′re already a walking fanatic, you′ll find out how to become a better fitness walker. This easy-to-understand guide is also for those who are on track toLose weight Decrease blood pressure Control cholesterol Relieve stress Prevent heart disease Deal with depression
Explore what it takes to begin an exercise program by setting goals, choosing shoes, and considering nutrition to optimize your workout. Fitness Walking For Dummies also covers the following topics and more:Warm-up and cool-down routines Strength training The four levels of walking: Lifestyle, Fitness, High-Energy, Walk-Run Weight-training routines and stretches that add variety Buying and using a treadmill Age, pregnancy, and walking with your dog Dealing with pain and injuries
Like 67 million other people in the United States who log over 201 million miles a year, you want to take advantage of all of the great things a regular walking program can do for you. Whether your goal is to improve your health or your appearance, lose weight, get stronger, feel good about yourself, or all of the above, walking can help you get to where you want to go. This book can help you do that by showing you everything you need to know about starting and maintaining a walking program.