Walking: A Complete Guide for Women
This is a book that will take any woman, at any level of fitness into the walking lifestyle. Olympian Jeff Galloway and his wife Barbara have helped more than 200,000 people change their lives in a positive way through their coaching, fitness schools, retreats and training programs.
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Womanspecific Exercise Issues by Barbara Galloway
What Does the Research Say?
What Happens to Us as We Get in Shape
What Do You Need to Get Started?
A Trip to the Running Store
Getting Hooked on Walking
Your First Week How to Begin and Continue
The Next Few Weeks
Staying Injury Free
Your First Race
Getting Better as You Rest the Legs
Dealing with the Heat
Tired during workouts
The Next 21 Weeks
Why Does Your Body Want to Hold onto Fat?
Why Some People Burn a Lot More Fat
For the Rest of Your Life
The Income Side of the Equation
Good Blood Sugar Motivation
What Should I Eat? Specific Suggestion for Meals And Snacks
Meal by Meal
Nutrition Advice from Nancy Clark
including Taming the Cookie Monster
Walking Form and Shuffling
Blisters black toenails
feel great one dayand not the next
Cramps in the muscles
Upset stomach or diarrhea
Injury Troubleshooting as one exerciser to another
Major Differences as You Get Older
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