|About the Book|
Walking is one of the easiest and most effective exercises we can do. In fact, the human body is specifically designed to walk Whether youre new to exercising or just havent found the fitness plan thats right for you, heres a simple exerciseMoreWalking is one of the easiest and most effective exercises we can do. In fact, the human body is specifically designed to walk Whether youre new to exercising or just havent found the fitness plan thats right for you, heres a simple exercise program that will get you moving in no time -- and loving it. It will burn fat, strengthen your heart, and help prevent disease -- without buying expensive equipment or going to a gym. Plus, walking is an exercise thats easy to stick to. Here, expert walker and comedic actor John Ratzenberger shares his secrets from a lifetime of walking.Filled with easy-to-follow photographs, amusing anecdotes, and step-by-step instructions, the book includes special sections on race walking, d walking for fitness and adventure, walking for expectant and new mothers, walking programs for seniors, snacking, warmup exercises youll want to do, a listing of walking paths throughout North America, and more.Just a few of the programs benefits include:-- Helps lose weight-- Its great for managing an injury or chronic health condition-- Its an ideal aerobic workout-- Helps tone muscles-- Helps reduce stress-- Its easy for people of all ages and lifestylesA portion of this books proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Internationals annual Walk For a Cure, held throughout the country. The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is a not-for-profit voluntary health agency whose primary objective is to support and fund research to find the cause, cure, treatment, and prevention of diabetes and its complications.