Walking for Weight Loss – The Simple Way to Lose Weight

Walking for Weight Loss

Walking for Weight Loss Works!

If you really want to lose weight you’re going to have to incorporate exercise into your healthy weight management plan.

You can lose weight simply by cutting calories to a minimum but if you don’t incorporate regular exercise, your body just won’t look so good. Your arms, legs and your waistline may be smaller, but the skin hanging off your body in a wrinkly mess will definitely not be the look you’re searching for.

Add that to the fact that if you don’t include exercise along with your healthy eating, you’ll take a lot longer to reach your goal.

You’ll also lose out on the benefits to your overall health.

Diet and Exercise = Healthy Life

If you listen to diet industry ads they’ll tell you about how their diet is the magic bullet designed to help you reach your body weight goal. This may lead to you to believe that exercise isn’t a necessary part of your plan.

The fact is in order to lose weight permanently you need to add exercise to your healthy weight management plan.  This is the only way to lose weight and keep it off.

Cardiovascular Exercise and Your Health

Weight loss experts generally agree that walking for just 30 minutes 4-5 days a week provides you all of these health benefits along with the weight loss you desire.

Walking is an easy exercise nearly anyone can do.  You can burn 400-500 calories if you walk for just 15 minutes, twice a day. This means if you’re eating 1800 calories your net diet is effectively around 1300-1400 calories.

If you keep your diet steady burning these 400 – 500 a day you can lose a pound a week or 4 to 5 pounds a month.

All from walking 15 minutes twice a day.

That’s doesn’t include the benefits to your cardiovascular health and you’ll also be toning your muscles.

How to Incorporate Walking into Your Healthy Weight Management Program

Since gas prices are so high, think of walking as an easy way to save money instead of exercising. That can make it a little easier.

You can also incorporate walking in many activities that will help you feel better while giving you a little fresh air while you lose weight.

For example, maybe you need a gallon of milk. Instead of taking your car to drive to the corner store that’s just a couple of blocks away, take a walk instead. Not only will you get some exercise you’ll get to know your neighborhood better.

Do you want to visit a friend that lives just a half mile away?

Put on your walking shoes and take a walk. Not only will this help you lose weight it might also inspire your friend to take up walking with you. Now you have an exercise buddy and it’s always easier to exercise with a friend.

Do you work on the fifth floor? Instead of talking the elevator, take the stairs.

You can also make your dog happier and healthier by taking him for a walk.

Go to the mall and walk by all the stores, from one end and back. You don’t have to spend money, just window shop.

If your kid’s school only a few blocks away walk to school with your kids. Not only will your kids love it, the walk will give you some time to talk with them. You’ll also get them into the habit of walking.

If you want to drive somewhere, drive to the park and take a 15-30 minute walk. While you’re enjoying the scenery you’re also are getting some vital vitamin D.

If the weather’s bad walk in an indoor venue, such as the mall, an art museum or even a large city library.

There are limitless opportunities for walking that you can implement right away.

Walking for Life – Not Just Weight Loss

Since your healthy weight management plan needs to combine healthy eating with regular exercise why not choose to walk? It’s the only ways to obtain long term health and the body you desire.

Not only is it easy and inexpensive, you can walk almost anywhere.

The great thing about walking is you can start out as slowly as you need to, and then build up your distance over time. This is a cardiovascular exercise you can put to use every day.

The greatest thing about it is it will help you get in shape in no time.

It’s time for you to get into the shape you want. Begin your walking for weight loss program today. It works!


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Wil Dieck is America’s #1 Mental Fitness Coach©. He is also the founder of Total Mind Therapy©, a system that uses Neuro Emotional Conditioning (NEC)©. He is also the author of “The Permanent Weight Loss Solution” as well as a number of articles on healthy weight management.

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