Archives for Walking


Taking the Right Step

by Bea September 6th, 2023| Cardio, Walking
Footwork is key for many activities, including walking. If you want to keep your body up to snuff and get in an effective workout, then getting a hold on your footwork very important.

It is obvious that footwork for a fencer is different than a runner, but you may not

Walking With Kids

by Bea April 3rd, 2014| Cardio, Walking
One of the hardest parts of my job as a ski instructor is getting five 3-5 year olds ready to go skiing. First, everyone has to go to the bathroom. Next, everyone needs to put their clothes on, and everyone has a particular way that their gloves fit on
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Cardio Walking: No Space, No Problem

by Bea March 6th, 2014| Cardio, Walking
While it might be more fun to go on walks in your neighborhood or through the park, not every one has access to safe environments for cardio workouts. Traffic, air pollution, weather, and more can all play factors in whether or not you can do your walking workout outside.
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Back to Cardio Walking Basics

by Bea February 6th, 2014| Cardio, Walking
It has been a while since I revisited the basics of using walking as a form of cardio training. First and foremost, for those who are wondering whether or not you can even get a cardio workout out of a walk, the answer is yes! When you walk for
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Chi Walking

by Bea January 2nd, 2014| Cardio, Walking
While researching different types of fitness walking programs, I learned about Chi Walking. Chi Walking is a program that is designed to give you a walking program that will help you look and feel better than ever.

According to the Chi Walking website, participating in the Chi Walking
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High Altitude Walking

by Bea December 5th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
I cannot stress how important it is to do some research before you travel somewhere. I recently moved from sea level to close to 10,000 ft above sea level. I moved to a ski resort and had every intention of spending my first afternoon there on the slopes, until

Using Tracks for Walking Workouts

by Bea November 7th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Tracks can be a great place to get a walking workout in. They allow you to walk in a safe environment (well, watch out for those runners!) that is flat and predictable. In addition to being safe, unless you lose track of them number of laps you have done,
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Mall Walking

by Bea October 10th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Mall walking is a great way to get your exercise in if you are looking for an indoor climate. Now, I don't mean walking around a mall while you are shopping. I am referring to mall walking as a form of exercise.

A facility like a

Water Walking

by Bea August 12th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Summertime workouts are not over yet! Are you getting bored of those road walks, trail walks, and the like? Have you tried walking on water yet? Okay fine, walking through water?

Water walking can be a great aerobic and calorie burning workout. In fact, if done correctly, you can burn

Trail Walking

by Bea July 18th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
One form of walking is trail walking. To me, being in the great outdoors is always a treat, and when I can get some exercise in at the same time, I am even happier. One of my favorite ways to enjoy the scenery is by hitting the trails and

Hot Weather Walking Gear

by Bea June 20th, 2013| Walking
Walking as a source of cardio can have many benefits over another activity such as running. For example, while walking, you can wear more gear than you normally would running. While running with a neck cooler might not be comfortable, you can probably benefit from a neck cooler while

Nordic Walking

by Bea May 20th, 2013| Walking
Nordic skiing, or cross country skiing, is a great workout; however, in order to go Nordic skiing, you need snow! If you are looking for a cardio workout that can help you achieve most of the same benefits as Nordic skiing, then Nordic walking might be for you!

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