8 Smart ways to boost calories burnt walking

Walking is a fantastic form of exercise. It’s free, easily accessible, and requires little in the way of equipment. There are no difficult skills to learn  and you can walk just about anywhere. Though walking is great, sometimes you just want to make it tougher, more challenging, change it up a bit, and up...

Science Reveals How Baking Can Help Reduce Stress Related to Coronavirus

We’re going to use basic science to show you how to relieve your anxiety while making something delicious. While many of us are trying to navigate our way through this new reality, there are some traditional comforts that seem to be making a rise in popularity. From banana bread and sourdough starters, to grandma’s recipe...

Why good running shoes

Why good running shoes We cannot stress enough the importance of good running shoes if running is your exercise of choice to lose weight. Don't be afraid to spend a bit of money on a good pair of running shoes, it will serve you well in the future.  First of all, you will get more...

Lose weight by walking

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Lose weight by walking So you want to lose weight by walking, huh. Well, the good news is you can lose weight by walking especially if you do the following: Have the correct clothes Wear the right training shoes You are serious about walking as exercise Put some energy into the walking activity Gradually increase...

Walking posture and techniques

Walking posture and techniques It is hard to believe but many people do not really know how to use walking as a form of exercise.  For walking to be used as an effective exercise tool, it has to be done correctly.  First of all you must be suitably dressed and wearing the right shoes.  Then...

Fartlek training

Fartlek training What is Fartlek training? This is Swedish and it is running/cycling/rowing at different speeds for a different duration.  The real secret of this method of exercise is that it should be driven by how you feel at the time that you are exercising.  There are no rules, for example, that you have to do...

Walking workouts

Walking workouts Walking as a workout can become very boring quickly if you do not add variety to the workout.  There are many ways to add variety to a walking workout regime.  The most exciting and joyful (and I am not saying this just to please the dog walkers) is simply walking with your dog...

Low-intensity exercise

Low-intensity exercise Why should you even bother with low-intensity exercise? Does it have any real or lasting benefits? First of all, there is a place and a time for everything.  There is a place where low-intensity exercise.  For example, if you are recovering from injury or you feel fragile that you might injure yourself, then you...

Nordic walking

Nordic walking We are all so used to not walking, now we have look for walking as a form of exercise.  One of the most active forms of walking which really burns a lot of energy is Nordic walking.  It is believed that this form of walking burns more calories, up to 40% more calories. ...

Workout for pregnant women

Workout for pregnant women There are several aspects to exercise and workout for pregnant women.  The most important aspect of this is medical advice before you start your exercise program, this is vital.  It is important to bear in mind that specific advice is required during and after pregnancy.  After the birth of a child,...