Fitness Walking For Dummies

Fitness Walking For Dummies

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Praise for Fitness For Dummies(R) by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent "Full of smart, jargon-free, common sense advice." - Shape. "A funny, irreverent, and very smart guide." - Cooking Light "Comprehensive, authoritative - and entertaining." - Men's Fitness 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 Get smart! www dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 193 x 233 x 19mm | 686g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0764551922
  • 9780764551925
  • 747,947

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Praise for Fitness For Dummies(R) by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent "Full of smart, jargon-free, common sense advice." -- Shape. "A funny, irreverent, and very smart guide." -- Cooking Light "Comprehensive, authoritative -- and entertaining." -- Men's Fitness

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



Get smart! www.dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily(TM) e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers
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Table of contents

Introduction.

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.

Index.

Book Registration Information.
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About Liz Neporent

Liz Neporent holds a master's degree in exercise physiology and is the author of several fitness books, including Weight Training For Dummies(R). She has contributed to fitness magazines as well as the New York Times.
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