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Fitness walking routine for weight loss and firmer muscles

outdoor workouts

This simple fitness walking routine will help you lose weight and tone your muscles.

You will not need any equipment except what the local council and Mother Nature has provided for you, free of charge! A fitness walking routine for weight loss using lampposts and muscle toning using a park bench. It incorporates ‘Fartlek’ and ‘Circuit Training” principles that allow you to take your fitness walking to another level. Let’s get you started… Read more

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Mindful Walking get fit and feel happy

mindful walking get fit feel happy

Walking is good for you, it helps keep you fit and healthy if done correctly. But did you know walking makes you happy? The practice of regular walks helps mental wellbeing as well as physical well being. Let me explain.

The benefits to health of putting one foot in front of the other as many times as you can throughout the day are well documented. Look at the success of couch to 5k or the abundance of step trackers on your phone or on your wrist. The gadgets and the courses encourage us to walk more. It’s good for us. The more time you spend walking, the less time you will spend being ill (in general).

That in itself is great for happiness and mental health as the mind and the body are linked. That is not what this article is about. Here we will discuss why walking makes you happy in more holistic terms. Read more

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15 minute walking challenge

15 minute walking challenge

THE 15-MINUTE WALKING CHALLENGE, YOU CAN DO THAT RIGHT?

Why do I ask you to focus on walking in the first place? You do it already, it’s easy to do, you don’t need special equipment to do it. You can do it anywhere, at any time and, if you don’t want people to look at you as you workout, they won’t know you are working out because you are just walking.

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what is plogging the new fitness trend

what is plogging

What is plogging?

Plogging is the new fitness trend coming out of Sweden. Basically, it is picking up litter while out jogging or walking. But it’s much more than that!

The first mention of the activity seems to be back in October 2016, but it’s only in the last few months that plogging has really caught on, with whole groups of mates regularly meeting up to take part in the craze. Not just here but around the world.

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Walking for fitness tips

walking for fitness tips

Here are a few walking fitness tips to take into consideration when you have put your trainers on and headed out the door.  From the moment humans decided to walk on 2 legs, walking for fitness is the easiest form of exercise to do. You can, however, make it one of the most effective!

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