Women's Complete Guide to Walking
This is the ultimate guide for women who want to improve their health and fitness by getting into walking. Packed with expert advice from former Olympian Jeff Galloway and his wife Barbara, it deals with everything from getting started to keeping motivated, and from improving techniques to healthy eating. Women's Complete Guide to Walking also provides practical information on issues that are specific to women - correct bra fitting, overcoming chaffing, exercise and pregnancy, PMS and exercise, osteoporosis, and menopause. It also presents hints and tips on fat-burning, day-to-day schedules to get you into shape, and inspirational stories of women who have worked through major challenges in their lives, empowered by exercise.
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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
Your ThreeWeek Schedule
Walking Form and Shuffling
Staying Injury Free
Your First Race
Getting Better as You Rest the Legs
Dealing with the Heat
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
Nutrition Advice from Nancy Clark
including Taming the Cookie Monster
Tired during workouts
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
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