Walking: A Complete Guide for Women

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 245 pages
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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Contents

Womanspecific Exercise Issues by Barbara Galloway
12
What Does the Research Say?
58
What Happens to Us as We Get in Shape
64
What Do You Need to Get Started?
71
A Trip to the Running Store
80
Getting Hooked on Walking
85
Your First Week How to Begin and Continue
89
The Next Few Weeks
93
Staying Injury Free
153
Your First Race
158
Stretching
170
Strengthening
173
Getting Better as You Rest the Legs
178
Dealing with the Heat
184
ProblemsSolutions
191
Tired during workouts
192

The Next 21 Weeks
96
Why Does Your Body Want to Hold onto Fat?
101
Why Some People Burn a Lot More Fat
108
For the Rest of Your Life
112
The Income Side of the Equation
115
Good Blood Sugar Motivation
124
What Should I Eat? Specific Suggestion for Meals And Snacks
128
Meal by Meal
133
Nutrition Advice from Nancy Clark
141
including Taming the Cookie Monster
144
Walking Form and Shuffling
148
Blisters black toenails
193
feel great one dayand not the next
194
Cramps in the muscles
196
Upset stomach or diarrhea
198
Headache
200
Injury Troubleshooting as one exerciser to another
202
Major Differences as You Get Older
228
Log Sheets
240
Advisors
246
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