The average adult walks 4,500 steps a day‚less than half of what is required for optimal health. Walk your way to good health with this comprehensive guide by the authors of the best-selling and highly acclaimed Beginning Runner's Handbook. For most of us, walking is the single most beneficial, low-impact, all-purpose physical activity. Walking for Fitness: The Beginner's Guide makes increasing the amount you walk both easy and painless. Whether your goal is to return to activity, reduce your risk of illness and injury, participate in a charity walk, prepare for a walking holiday, or minimize your impact on the environment, this encouraging, easily readable book will help you put your best foot forward.
About the Author
Marnie Caron writes extensively in the area of sport health and sport training as SportMedBC's communications coordinator. Marnie lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Sports Medicine Council of British Columbia (SportMedBC) is a professional not-for-profit society comprised of sport medical and paramedical practitioners in British Columbia, promotes leadership, public awareness and education in the areas of sport medicine, sport science and sport training. By serving as a focal point for experts, applied expertise and programs, SportMedBC serves the full continuum of British Columbians, spanning those oriented towards all levels of activity from Recreation to Fitness to Performance.