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Steven Wright on long-distance walking “Everywhere is walking distance if you have enough time.” – Steven Wright. Steven Wright has a dry way of appreciating “the obvious”. I think of our ancestors – the ancient and not so ancient †...
Dec 28 2007 10:14am
Start walking to train for a long fund-raiser walking event I am looking to find out the best training methods to be able to walk in a 30+ mile two-day fund-raising event in July, 2007.
Jan 24 2007 4:27pm
... . Did you make it happen? 30 miles is a very long way but if you're prepared for it you ca ... more
Jul 20 2007 11:01am
Walk Fast For a Long Time It's so tempting to want to get our workouts done in the shortest amount of time, but sometimes you can get better results with lower intensity, longer duration. Walking seems to fall in this categor ...
Sep 19 2007 11:36am
... and I don't think it really does much in the long run other than mayyybe burning a few mor ... more
Oct 11 2007 12:00am
Running Techniques - The Arm Swing Whether walking or running, a good technique will help you with performance and also in preventing injuries. One of the most typical mistakes I see in runners and walkers is incorrect arm swing. You ...
Jun 21 2007 10:03am
It's hard to learn how to keep yourself loose when you run. But, it's important to keep t ... more
Aug 27 2007 6:49pm
"Walking" without walking Some of you may not be able to walk in the traditional sense at all. My uncle in law was a star of the Wheelchair Olympics. Having been shot and paralyzed since the age of 19, he made up his mind to ...
Dec 31 2007 2:26pm
If you like to walk, try Nordic Walking Nordic walking uses two specially designed poles to work the upper body while walking. Similar to cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Nordi ...
Mar 14 2008 7:03pm
I really wish I could get into Nordic training... I tried it at my gym and it was like a b ... more
Mar 14 2008 7:28pm
Walking for an old-fashioned date Are you sick of dates in bars, at concerts or at movies, where you really can’t get to know each other? Why not an old fashioned stroll in the park? Look at the classic Impressionist art, like Surra ...
Jan 03 2008 10:56am
Take a Walking Tour If you’re traveling and need a workout or if you’d like to do something different in your own home town, why not take a walking tour. A lot of cities and parks offer them. You can purchase or rent ...
Sep 27 2007 8:31am
... British walk at a faster clip than American walking tours. And, as for band "haunts" -- t ... more
Dec 28 2007 10:47am
Taking a refreshing midday walk I enjoy long walks. Especially when they're in the middle of the day. Today I took a 4 mile walk (2 miles each way) with my co-worker. It's not only nice to get out of the office once in awhile but to ...
Feb 05 2007 3:27pm
Walking pilgrimages I have been reading about pilgrimages lately. All kinds of people walk pilgrimages to places like Mecca, Jerusalem, Lourdes. What other kinds of pilgrimages could you do? Maybe a walk (in the daytim ...
Jan 11 2008 10:27pm