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The Benefits Of Walking


This episode is all about one of our favorite kind of exercises, walking! There are many benefits to incorporating a brisk walk into your weekly workout routines no matter if it’s around the block or a walk at home workout.

Walking is a great low impact type of exercise that nearly everyone can benefit from. You don’t need a lot of space and it can be done almost anywhere. There are also heart health benefits and muscle strengthening as well. Walking is a great way to “round out” your workouts and keep your body active and healthy.

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Why we like to incorporate different styles of walking routines into our videos and why we think it’s important to keep walking as a weekly exercise.

2). How walking is considered a “full body” workout which works not only your lower body but upper body and core as well.

3). The differences between regular walking and walking on a treadmill and a few tips to consider to get the most out of your treadmill walks.

4). Why having good walking shoes is important to keeping not only your feet healthy but the rest of your body as well.


5). Meredith thoughts on the most important benefits of walking and why you should consider more walking if you’re either just getting started with exercising or looking to compliment your weekly routines.

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Originally published April 13, 2021


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