Starting a Walking Program
For a healthier, happier lifestyle, try walking — the most popular form of exercise.
It's easy, safe, and inexpensive. It's also relaxing and at the same time invigorating, requires little athletic skill, and does not call for club membership or special equipment other than sturdy, comfortable shoes. And it is fun and natural — good for your mind and self-esteem.
Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 01/14.
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