The wonders of walking | Challenge 4

The wonders of walking | Challenge 4

Not everyone enjoys running or cycling, but most of us can walk. The return on the investment of walking is a form of exercise can be profound in terms of physical and mental benefits. Additionally, walking can help clear your head to offset ‘cabin fever’ and improve...
Keeping Active | Challenge 1

Keeping Active | Challenge 1

Keeping Active | Challenge 1 What is the best and most efficient way to stay or become strong, active and mentally healthy? Exercise (even a single bout) can boost your immune system, can aid in your recovery from viruses and infection, and is a powerful tool to...
Is walking enough?

Is walking enough?

Is regular walking enough to keep you strong and fit? Several women in their 50s and 60s who walk daily have told me that their walking routine provides ample aerobic exercise. They achieve a minimum of 10,000 steps daily, which is an established recommendation....
Run with it! |  5km challenge

Run with it! | 5km challenge

Park runs  —  5km timed run or walk run in a park, along a shore, in a park or in a city — occur every Saturday throughout the world. They are free, organized by volunteers, and provide a low-pressure venue to complete a 5km run or walk.  In Australia,...
Walking to health and fitness 

Walking to health and fitness 

It’s more than a walk in the park Walking outside in the fresh air can be mentally and physically invigorating. Walking is a whole-body form of exercise when performed at a moderately intense pace, and helps you achieve the recommended activity guidelines for...