How's that middle feelin'? I hope you'll continue to spend 2 or 3 times each week strengthening the muscles of the core with exercises that directly challenge those muscles.  Exercises like the Pilates moves on our video are one great choice! And we most definitely use the entire core - abs, back, glutes - during all of the Walk at Home workouts.  But spending just a short amount of time on specific strength exercises as well will give you another level of results that I know you will feel is worth the extra minute! Conditioned abdominal muscles support the back. Conditioned...

It's a Wonderful Wednesday Walkers! Today's Assigment A mile in the morning and a mile in the evening! This is a good example of how to keep the metabolism humming through the day!   A short brisk walk early in the day and a short brisk walk later in the day is a good way to wake up muscles, increase circulation, and stimulate all functions of the body.  The more we sit, the more body systems slow. The middle of the week is perfect to pump up the metabolism! Off to do my mile now ...

Happy Saturday Walkers! Today's Assignment: 1 Mile Walk plus Upper Body and Lower Body Strength Training! You can get all of the assignment done in less than 30 mins.!!!  And believe me, it's a BIG calorie cruncher for these short sessions! You may want a more intense 1 Mile Walk today.  Try some intervals of BRISK walking with SPEED walking if you are doing a walk outdoors or on a treadmill. If you are a Walk Club member - try the Walk Club Mix Video.  Do just the 1 Mile Jog (Boosted walking) - it's only about 10-11 mins. In the strength training today, move...

Today we care for our walking muscles! Look at those two masterpieces of engineering sticking down from your hips and connecting you to the ground.  Legs have only one purpose: to move you around.  We were not designed for a life of sitting, but we are forced to sit in front of screens more than ever before!  It's no wonder why we are at the least active time in the history of human existence! Many blessings have come from Technology, but it has definitely challenged our health!  A report estimated that we burn 800 LESS calories now than we did in 1980...

It's a BIG MONDAY everybody! Week Two of the 21-Days Before Thanksgiving Challenge! Assignment - 4 BIG Miles! You will LOVE what's ahead this week.  Just a few more minutes of walking for MORE slimming results.  And just a few more minutes of strength training for FASTER results! Did you know that the stronger you get, the slimmer you get? It's true...