From the Author
If any walkers are interested in contacting me directly, I can be reached via email. I look forward to hearing from you.
Take one year to change your life - forever! From America's preeminent walking experts comes this honest approach to achieving all your fitness goals. The Surgeon General recommends an average of 30 minutes of movement per day to assure greater health and longer life. Most health and fitness experts agree, the best and simplest way to achieve this is through a brisk daily walk. The Complete Guide to Walking is an informative, inspiring, and practical handbook to receiving all the benefits of walking. It provides fundamental information as well as dozens of solutions to help readers overcome their own barriers to regular daily activity, including: - A 52-week program (including distances, times, and more) - Tricks and tips to help you get out the door - Success stories of real people - Inspiring full-color photographs throughout - Guidelines on selecting footwear, clothing, and other gear -
Hints for time management - How to use a walking log - How to create a personalized program - Stretching and strength training for the walker Based on the overwhelmingly successful Walking magazine series "52 Weeks to Turn Yourself Around," The Complete Guide to Walking provides a training routine that encourages self-confidence and a happier, healthier lifestyle.
From the Back Cover
Much more than a "how-to" exercise book, The Complete Guide to Walking is an interactive handbook that can make the difference for millions of Americans who struggle with weight loss, health and dietary concerns, stress, and chronic fatigue. Here, Mark Fenton, the nation's foremost expert on walking, offers dozens of realistic solution to help readers overcome their individual barriers to regular daily activity. As editor at Walking magazine and coach of beginners and world-class athletes alike, Fenton promises to transform readers of all ages from couch potato to athlete in less than one year with this responsible, motivational, and enjoyable prescription to a healthier life. (7 X 10, 280 pages, color photos, charts)