Fitness Walking For Dummies
- Paperback | 360 pages
- 193 x 233 x 19mm | 686g
- 15 Dec 1999
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- United States
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Features a walking journal to help track your progress
Set a steady pace toward health and fitness with this fun and easy guide Walking is one of the easiest and most effective ways to exercise, whether you're a senior, mom-to-be, or you're looking for a low-impact, low-cost alternative to jogging or the gym. This friendly guide explains stride by stride how to maximize the cardiovascular benefits of walking -- and set up a personalized fitness walking program.
Discover how to: Develop a customized fitness walking routine Set up goals and track your progress Select the right shoes and accessories Stretch, warm up, and cool down Integrate advanced activities -- hikes, walk-runs, and races Avoid common injuries
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Table of contents
PART I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Knowing Your Numbers.
Chapter 2: Going for Your Personal Gold.
Chapter 3: Getting in Gear.
Chapter 4: Nutrition for Walkers on the Run.
Chapter 5: Walking Logistics.
PART II: Basic Training.
Chapter 6: Warming Up and Cooling Down.
Chapter 7: Lifestyle Walking.
Chapter 8: Fitness Walking.
Chapter 9: High-Energy Walking.
Chapter 10: Walk-Run.
PART III: Beyond the Basics.
Chapter 11: Strength Training Exercises for Walkers.
Chapter 12: Stretches for Walkers.
Chapter 13: Advanced Walking Routines.
Chapter 14: Advice for Special Needs.
Chapter 15: A Pain in the.
Chapter 16: The Complete Treadmill Guide.
Chapter 17: All Roads Lead to Fitness.
PART IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Great Gadgets for Walkers.
Chapter 19: Ten Great Sources of Walking Information.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Stay Motivated.
Appendix: Walking Resources.
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