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    Best Leg Exercises: How walking tones your body

    July 30, 2018 Ellen

    One of the best leg exercises is walking. You probably already know this but I love walking!  It has helped me so much on my journey to lead a healthier lifestyle and lose some weight.  I am by no means an expert but I have researched a lot about walking.  One of the things I’ve learned is that walking tones your body. Walking is great for toning you up.  Walking tones so many different parts of your body.  Walking tones…

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    12 Health Benefits of Walking Every Day

    July 27, 2018 Ellen

    When I first started walking as a way of trying to lose weight and to try and deal with my aches and pains it was just me going out for a brisk walk at lunch time.  That was until I found many scientific studies that told me how great walking was and how beneficial walking every day could be. Have you ever wondered what the health benefits of walking are: Is walking every day good for you?  Hell yes it…

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    How walking helps you to lose weight

    July 25, 2018 Ellen

    There are many benefits to walking which I have covered in this post – giving you 35 benefits!  For me, walking is my way of helping me to lose weight.  That’s why I wanted to cover how walking can help you lose weight. Walking can help you lose weight, it can also help you maintain weight.  It depends on the duration of your walk and how much effort you put in as this has an impact on how many calories…

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  • Can you walk if you have back pain?  Can you walk if you have knee pain?  The answer is yes you can walk with with both back pain and knee pain.  You just have to consider a few things before doing so such as knowing what your limitations are, steps you can take to ease pain and doing a little stretching to make walking a little bit easier for you.

    Tips if you suffer lower back pain walking

    July 23, 2018 Ellen

    Walking is a great exercise.  It can be as gentle or brisk as you want. It can be by yourself or in a group.  There are no fast rules when it comes to walking.   Can you walk if you have back pain?  Can you walk if you have knee pain?  The answer is yes you can walk with with both back pain and knee pain.  You just have to consider a few things before doing so such as knowing…

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    Can walking help reduce stress and anxiety – Yes it can!

    July 20, 2018 Ellen

    One of the reasons I love to walk is that it helps reduce stress and anxiety especially after a tough day at work.  I learnt very quickly that walking was more than a physical exercise for my body but it was also for my mind.  I am not alone either as many people walk for mental health reasons as well as spiritual reasons too.   Can walking help reduce stress and anxiety? Yes, it certainly can.  Walking is an exercise…

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    Tips on how to hit 10000 steps with a desk job that actually work

    July 18, 2018 Ellen

    There is so much advice out there about getting your 10,000 steps a day in.  Many health professionals recommend we take at least 10,000 steps a day.  Have you actually noted how many steps you take in a day?  I have and I was totally surprised.  When I started on my walking journey I wanted to know how many steps I took in one day and it was around 5,000.  This was because my job involves sitting on my bum…

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    Walking health benefits : here’s 35 to get you started

    July 16, 2018 Ellen

    Walking health benefits are something that I wanted to know and a while back I tried the couch to 5k program.  Unfortunately, the strain of running (or jogging in my case) caused me lower back problems.  I began researching the benefits of walking. There are many walking health benefits from maintaining a healthy lifestyle, helping you lose weight, keeping you mobile and limber to strengthening your bones and muscles.  Walking can also be of beneficial to improving your mood, mental…

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