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Get Results with Fitness Walking

Easy-To-Do Exercise Brings a Bushel of Benefits

Walking Through Life continued...

Out and About

  • Get off a stop or two early on the bus or subway, and walk the rest of the way.
  • Park farther away at the shopping mall, and walk the extra distance.
  • Walk around while waiting for a relative or friend's game to begin.
  • Walk while waiting for the plane at the airport.
  • See the sights in new cities by walking.
  • At the beach, sit and watch the waves instead of lying flat. Better yet, get up and walk, run, or fly a kite.
  • When golfing, walk instead of using a cart.

Advice for Caregivers of Children

  • Have kids walk to and from school.
  • Provide time for activity in a school setting.
  • Be an active role model.

 

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Reviewed on June 06, 2004

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