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☑️Benefits of Walking!

☑️ Fitness Culture and the Internet – The absolute worst combination for Mental Health

☑️What is Semi private Training ? 1 on 1? Group Fitness?

☑️ Baby Boomer Fitness? Youth Fitness?

 

☑️Benefits of Walking 

Why Everyone Need to do Walking Workouts

Many people discount walking as a means of exercise, but there are countless benefits to adding walking to your routine. If you are looking for a way to exercise that doesn’t require a gym membership or any fancy equipment, all you need to do is get outside and take a walk. 

Whether you’re just getting started on a healthy routine or just need an extra push in the right direction, start by just committing to going for daily walks. Wondering what walking can do for you? Keep reading to learn more about all the benefits of walking.

A Quick Workout

Studies show that you can see great results in your health and fitness with just 30 minutes of walking every day. If you don’t have hours to devote to gym workouts or fancy exercise programs, just a quick half-hour walk is a great start to help you get in shape. Of course you need to be doing strength training, but walking is the perfect complement to every routine.

Low-intensity exercise 

If you want to start working out but you can’t do high-intensity workouts like running or HIIT training, walking is a great option to get your body moving. Walking is still considered a weight-bearing exercise because you are moving against the weight of your body, so you get a great workout in without overexerting yourself. 

A common mistake is the hardcore person who discounts walking as not enough. Or the runner, who is always injured, who fails to see the benefit of walking. Walking will help this crowd speed up recovery between sessions. 

Improve cardiovascular health 

Walking is a form of cardio, so it will help your heart and lung function. 

These major systems control so much of your overall health. When your body is working optimally, you will be at a much lower risk of chronic health issues like heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, and more. 

Fat loss

Although walking may not burn as many calories as a group class, you will still burn calories that will aid in fat loss. Burning calories while walking can help you stay in a caloric deficit and lose stubborn fat. 

You can walk briskly to get your heart rate up and increase your calorie burn or consider incline walking for more of a challenge. If you are walking outside, choose a hilly route to make your walk more challenging as well. 

Keep joints healthy 

A body in motion stays in motion. If you make walking part of your daily routine, your joints will thank you. Moving your body means that your entire musculoskeletal system is working together to keep your body healthy. As your muscles strengthen from walking, it helps you lubricate and strengthen your joints as well which makes you less prone to injury over time. 

Boost your mood 

An unexpected benefit of adding walking to your routine on a regular basis is that it will drastically improve your mood. Moving your body in an intentional way, especially when you can do it outside, will do wonders for your overall . 

Exerting yourself, breathing in the fresh air, and exploring your surroundings are proven to help you think more positively and feel more relaxed. Take the time during your walk to listen to your favorite music, tune into a podcast, or call a friend for an added happiness boost!

 

☑️ Fitness Culture and the Internet – The absolute worst combination for Mental Health

I love this article by Lee Boyce discussing the comparison trap, how fitness culture combined with the internet can ruin your mental health Check is out below! 

Fitness Culture and the Internet – The absolute worst combination for Mental Health

 

☑️What is Semi private Training ? 1 on 1? Group Training

Semi-Private is Personal Training in a small group of 2-5 people. It is the perfect fit for those who …

Want personal training , but want to save some money

Enjoy groups, but not a fan of large groups

Need more personal attention to reach your goals

Like the feel of Traditional Strength Training, not just Circuits

Not a fan of Contracts

We find the right group for you based on your schedule, budget, goals, and preferences of who you want to work with . Or you can start your own group with a partner or two.

Of course we still have our 1 on 1 training and Group Fitness services!

 

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Tell us your goals or set up a no charge consultation! Our Groups are for any fitness level. We even have semi- private and personal training services with themes, if you feel more comfortable working with people chasing a very specific goal.

 

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Detric Smith, CSCS, ACSM Exercise Physiologist, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach 

Owner, Results Performance Training

 

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