Benefits of Bodyweight Squats

Benefits of Bodyweight Squats

Bodyweight Squats are one exercise that should be part of your workout routine – regardless of age, gender or fitness goals. Bodyweight squats target your quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, glutes, and abdominals. Squats are a total body fitness movement. The benefits of bodyweight squats will be an improvement in your walking form.

Benefits of a 15-Minute Walk – Your Life Depends on It

Benefits of a 15-Minute Walk – Your Life Depends on It

It only takes some planning to reap the benefits of a 15-minute walk. We all know the importance of regular exercise and the fundamental impact it has on our mental, physical, and emotional health. Yet, don’t you find that there are days you just don’t have the time for a full workout?

Walk More Miles Protein Bars

Walk More Miles Protein Bars

I love this meal bar—it's so versatile and easy to make! Have them on-hand for a quick meal, snack, and even travel food. Of course, they are a great dessert. In addition to being a low glycemic easy to digest meal, a complete protein, and healthy fats, they are also delicious.

Benefits of Sleep - Nature’s Nurse!

Benefits of Sleep - Nature’s Nurse!

Want to spend more time in bed? Who doesn’t, but it’s not what you’re thinking. I’m talking about the benefits of sleep! Read more on the benefits of sleep and why sleep is called nature’s nurse

You might think of sleep as the time when the mind and body shut down, but that is not what is happening. While our mind seems to turn off while we sleep, our brain and body are actually going through a very active period in which a lot of important processing, restoration, and strengthening are happening.

L-Theanine: Tea’s Amino Acid for Overall Wellness

L-Theanine: Tea’s Amino Acid for Overall Wellness

Tea: coffee’s coy competitor in the cutthroat—yet throat-soothing—world of hot beverages. Both provide daily stimulant boosts, both are great to share with a loved one, and both are steeped in rich and complex histories.

But popular teas (like green tea, black tea, and even tea extract and tea constituents) have something coffee doesn’t—an amino acid celebrated for its cognitive performance and wider health benefits: L-theanine (L-THEE-uh-neen).

7 Benefits of Getting Outside

7 Benefits of Getting Outside

The big “O”! No, not that big O! This big "O" stands for “Outside”!
Are you getting outside enough?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends only 7% of their time outdoors1! That’s only one half of one day per week.

Does 10,000 Steps Keep the Doctor Away?

Does 10,000 Steps Keep the Doctor Away?

Yes! I truly believe that walking is the easiest way to get in shape and stay in shape.

The research has been established of the health benefits of 10,000 steps per day. This figure has been adopted by the World Health Organization, The American Heart Foundation, and the US Department of Health and Human Services as a daily activity recommendation.

Magnesium Glycinate: Supplement Guide

Magnesium Glycinate: Supplement Guide

You know those nights. The ones you wake up in the middle of, clutching your knees to rock yourself back asleep. It’s not a nightmare that roused you. It’s something much, much worse: leg cramps.
The pain is sudden, searing, and seemingly out of your control. But those calf contractions could be trying to tell you something. Muscle cramps are frequently a sign of magnesium deficiency in healthy adults

Benefits of Green Superfood Powder

Benefits of Green Superfood Powder

We all know how important good nutrition is for our health. But what exactly are the benefits of green foods?

Firstly, greens help us cleanse, alkalize and energize our body. They cleanse and detoxify our body because of the way they attract heavy metals, pulling them through our digestive system and eliminate them out of our body. They help to energize our cells because of how they alkalize our blood.

Walking in Cooperstown, NY

Walking in Cooperstown, NY

The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, and the smell of hotdogs! Springtime and baseball are the ingredients of my sports-obsessed childhood. So, what would be better than to spend a day walking in Cooperstown, NY the Home of the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Walking in Piermont, NY

Walking in Piermont, NY

Piermont, NY is a quaint little town in southern New York nestled between the Palisades and the Hudson River. It's a town more noted for the number of bicycle riders that travel up from New York City than for walkers but, because of the low volume of car traffic, walking in Piermont, NY is a great way to spend several hours!

5 Benefits of Listening to Audiobooks

5 Benefits of Listening to Audiobooks

I love listening to audiobooks! In fact, since I began walking 3 years ago, I’ve listened to dozens of books ranging from bestselling fiction, World War 2 History, How-to books, Internet Marketing, content creation, and my all-time favorite “Why I Love Baseball” by Larry King. Now, most recently I listened to the audiobook version of my Walking for Health and Fitness eBook as a way to review and edit it before its release.

How Many Push-ups Should I Be Able to Do?

How Many Push-ups Should I Be Able to Do?

The question I get asked often is, “how many push-ups should I be able to do?”. In this day and age of “bigger is better” challenges, one the most often Googled challenges is being able to do 100 push-ups.

While the number 100 is impressive, I say it’s much less than that. In fact, recent research shows that a person that can do 40 push-ups lowers their risk of heart disease by 96%!

How to Walk Up Hills

How to Walk Up Hills

Walking up hills! Does the mere mention of hills send a chill “up” your spine? Love them or hate them they’ll still be there so you might as well learn how to walk up hills. Let’s forgo the problems with hills; they're too hard, I’ll hurt too much, or I just can’t do them. Let’s focus on the view from the top and what you can do to reach new heights!

Keys to Staying Motivated When Walking

Keys to Staying Motivated When Walking

I’ll go so far as to say that most people don’t suffer from lack of motivation, they suffer from lack of why! If you took the steps in the first two videos I posted on this topic, than your motivation is automatic.

Getting in the Zone in 5 Easy Steps

Getting in the Zone in 5 Easy Steps

The Zone! Have you ever been in it? Can you learn to quickly get there? Can you use this state anytime you want to produce outstanding results? Getting in the zone in 5 easy steps is about a mindset that allows you to expand your thoughts and focus in on what will make you happier, healthier, and fitter. Walking will help you to quickly accomplish this and much more!

What Motivates You

What Motivates You

To get the most from your walking routine, you must know what motivates you. More importantly, what's your why?We’d heard about motivational speakers, motivational quotes, motivational books, and motivational seminars, but do these people and things really get you motivated?