• 17 reasons why walking is good during pregnancy

    August 17, 2018 Ellen

    As I write this I am taken back to my own two pregnancies. They were emergency C-sections which were very traumatic for me, my husband and our two children.  Unfortunately looking back on them I don’t believe I was in the best health.  I took the old saying to heart that “I was eating for two” and boy did I eat! Walking in pregnancy is great for you.  Not only will it help you coming up to the end of…

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  • Will walking 10,000 steps each day reduce cellulite?

    August 13, 2018 Ellen

    Cellulite is linked to genetics and excess fat beneath the skin.  For us women there are no less than three layers of fat on our thighs, our bums and our knees! Walking can indeed reduce cellulite by helping you to lose weight and tone up.  Women store extra fat compared to men because women have large spaces between tissue which allows fat to be stored there.  This gives the dimpled effect of cellulite.  Never fear though if you start walking…

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    Health benefits of walking at any age

    August 10, 2018 Ellen

    The health benefits of walking are numerous. For me walking really is the best medicine.  It has helped me with so many things from eradicating my aches and pains, helping me to shift some weight and getting the head space I need after a hard day at work. The health benefits of walking at any age include reducing your risk of premature death by almost a third, helping you stave off dementia in older age, helping your connect to your…

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  • Can walking help back pain?

    August 8, 2018 Ellen

    Exercise is something I dislike doing.  There’s no point in sugar coating it.  That is why I decided to fit walking in to my day.  Walking is exercise but by fitting it in to my daily routine I fool my brain in to thinking it’s not exercise.  I also don’t need to go to some awful gym where I feel self conscious! Can walking help back pain?  Yes it can.  Regular walking has been proven to be effective in eliminating…

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    How to walk for fitness & weight loss

    August 1, 2018 Ellen

    So you want to walk for fitness? Walking is great for that. Walking has been my saviour in terms of going from a sedentary lifestyle to being more active.  Walking is one of the easiest and least stressful forms of exercise you can do for your body.  It doesn’t take a lot of equipment and you can fit it in to your normal routine rather than having to go to a gym. You can walk for fitness. Walking can make…

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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 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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    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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