The 90-Day Fitness Walking Program Author:Mark Fenton (Editor), Seth Bauer (Editor) No exercise has swept the nation like walking. It's simple, it works, and you've been doing it all your life. Now, The 90-Day Fitness Walking Program leaves you no excuses. The editors of Walking magazine take you through a day-to-day progressive workout that helps you strengthen your heart, burn fat, feel healthier, an... more »d remain injury-free—all in 90 days! Most importantly, they guide you to building a safe, healthy, effective exercise habit that will last a lifetime.
Day one—walk for ten minutes today, tomorrow, and the next day, but take day four off—and why.
Starting up—fitting exercise into your day, and how to talk to your doctor about beginning a program.
Chart your course—following your progress with an easy-to-use training log.
It's the shoes—choosing the right pair, and why it's so important.
Str-r-r-etch and strengthen—simple stand-up exercises for before and after your walk to keep your entire body supple and toned.
How am I doing?—how to assess your improving health and fitness.
Sticks and stones—whether hand-weights and walking poles are right for you.
Do the diet—hydration, nutrition, calorie burn, and cutting the fat.
Moving forward—advanced techniques, speed workouts, and racewalking for the ambitious.
Beyond the book—how to write your own exercise prescription and keep up this great habit now that the first ninety days are behind you.