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17 Strength Training Exercises for Walkers

Strength training exercises are especially important for walkers, helping with muscle balance, flexibility and range of motion to make walking workouts safer and more effective.
Posted 9/11/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 127 comments   97,768 views
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Are You Focusing on Progress or Perfection?

In the journey to weight loss, no one is perfect. Discover why Jessica Smith's favorite saying is ''progress, not perfection,'' and learn how to apply it to your own journey.
Posted 9/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 115 comments   28,279 views
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Get a Boost With This Motivational 1-Mile Walk With Jessica Smith

Goals and gratitude go hand-in-hand, especially as you work toward weight loss and a happier, healthier you. Join Jessica Smith for a fun and inspirational one-mile walk and talk.
Posted 7/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 100 comments   31,083 views
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4 Exercises to Strengthen Your Feet

Feet are the foundation of your body. And with over 100 muscles in your feet and ankles, they can greatly benefit from daily strengthening exercises.
Posted 6/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 47,314 views
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The Ultimate Guide to High Heel Foot Health

High heels look great but can do major damage. Podiatrist Dr. Jackie Sutera shares tips for achieving and maintaining the best high heel foot health.
Posted 5/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 18,282 views
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You Asked: As a Beginner, How Often (and How Far) Should I Walk?

We go over how often you should be walking for exercise. The answer isn't the same for everyone, but our coach breaks it down in an easy-to-understand way!
Posted 5/1/2017  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 35 comments   378,327 views
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How Many Steps in a Mile, Solved

Find how many steps you take in a mile by figuring out your average stride. It only takes a minute to calculate an accurate number of steps you have to take to walk a mile.
Posted 4/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Joe  : 123 comments   360,526 views
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Podiatrist Tips for Treating the Top 5 Foot Problems

Podiatrist Dr. Jackie Sutera identifies the top five foot health problems she sees at her practice and how to treat them non-invasively.
Posted 4/3/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 25,978 views
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The 3 Best Shoes to Pack for Vacation

Heading out of town? Make sure to pack the best travel shoes that will support your feet all day long.
Posted 3/6/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 33,504 views
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5 Reasons to Make Time for Walking

Learn why integrative medicine expert Dr. Andrew Weil suggests walking as the best form of exercise.
Posted 2/6/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 54,129 views
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Walk a Mile & Sculpt Your Arms, Right at Home

Stay fit and toned with this low-impact, moderate-intensity workout from Jessica Smith, which combines aerobic walking with upper-body strength training moves.
Posted 1/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 66 comments   71,020 views
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6 Tips for a Zen Holiday from Celebrity Trainer Juliet Kaska

Fitness expert Juliet Kaska shares her tips for taking care of yourself and getting through the holidays stress- and guilt-free.
Posted 11/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 26,546 views
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Enjoy a Stress-Free Holiday in 30 Days with the #ZenFitness30: Fit in Fitness for the Holidays Challenge

Don't let the stress of the holidays get you down. In just 30 minutes (or less!) a day, in 30 days you can be on your way to a much calmer holiday season.
Posted 11/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 19,365 views
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Your Cheat Sheet to Finding the Best Shoes

What to look for in a shoe for plantar fasciitis, plus find stylish women’s shoes with arch support.
Posted 10/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 30,829 views
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Get Back on Your Feet Quickly Post-Workout

Podiatrist Dr. Jackie Sutera addresses common foot ailments suffered from working out and offers tips for keeping your feet in top condition.
Posted 9/6/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 20,797 views
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