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Walking is such an enjoyable exercise, however it is always good to expect the unexpected. The recent storm here in the UK brought down a number of trees both large and small.
It was easy to navigate around this obstacle, but it was also an indication that we must always be prepared for unexpected eventualities. Come and join us for more hints and tips and if you are in Hampshire, UK, why not join me for a walk around our Nature Reserve at some point. It’s only just about 2 miles and there’s always something to see.
No matter where or when you walk there is something that you must always remember!
Warm Up is important!
Begin your walking workout by walking for a minimum of five minutes to warm up the body, particularly the leg muscles. Walk at pace where you are able to easily talk and hold a conversation without running out of breath. A good warm-up pace is between 2 and 3 mph, depending on your fitness level. If you are currently walking more slowly than this – don’t despair – this is where you should be aiming
For more hints and tips, and also encouragement and motiviation – come and join us free of charge.
Far too many people give up on exercise before they have even started. Why? It’s all the fault of ‘body beautiful’.
Anyone can walk – anyone can walk almost anywhere. Free exercise and a chance to view something special. Take a look at this grey sky – suddenly the dark and dismal day changed as it was lit up by the glow of the setting sun.
Make the decision today. Get off that chair and start walking. Just a few steps will start the journey. Join us here for extra motivation and encouragement. There’s no charge for walking, or for join us, and in just 12 weeks you could be on the road to a lifetime of pleasure. Just make sure that you check with your doctor before you start if you have any health problems that might conflict.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The previous post mentions how walking can help prevent breast cancer, but also helps recovery. Watch out for all things Pink this month and support where you can.
Whether walking in town or country I bet you can find something. Walk with purpose – watch out for PINK. Need encouragement? Join us here.
Walking is good for your health. Here are just two of the benefits:
The wonderful thing about walking is that you can do it anywhere. In fact, you can even do it while the kids or grands are doing their soccer or other sport practice.
Walk the perimeter. You’ll be surprised how many steps your pedometer will count. GET MOVING
Whatever you call the season it’s starting to happen here. Today I saw the first tree changing colour
It I’d been sitting at home in front of the TV I’d have missed it. It’s so exhilarating to be out in the open air enjoying the countryside. Take the first step, come and join us and put your best foot forward.