Benefits of Power Walking

Yea, just take a walk. It is also good for the soul.

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There are some days when you just won’t want to do ‘proper’ exercise. This might be because you’re exhausted, drank too much the night before, have aching muscles or are just not in the mood.

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What to do on these days? I would highly recommend power walking. I know some may find this amusing, and runners may look at you with a little superiority as you walk on by, however there are benefits so it’s time to let go of the ‘walking isn’t exercise’ snobbery!

1. It is good for your fitness. I put on my running app whilst walking at a fairly quick rate (not out of breath) for five minutes.. I burnt 25 calories…now if you went for a 30 minute walk, this would become an excellent 125 calories burnt! Not too shabby at all…

2. It gets you outside. Rather than making a halfhearted gym attempt, being…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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2 Responses to Benefits of Power Walking

  1. Shane says:

    Walking is my favorite exercise since being in my 40’s (42). Hiking in the woods to a waterfall is my happy place. Just found your blog and am working my way through your posts!

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