Walking Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

How Far Can a Healthy Person Walk in 8 Hours?
For a healthy and fit person, about how many miles can be walked continuously in 8 hours? Here's how far you could expect to make it on foot.

Shin Exercise - Toe Flexes to Help Prevent Shin Splints
Description of toe flexes to build the anterior tibialis muscle of the shins. This exercise can help prevent shin splints by strengthening the muscle.

Should You Walk When it Hurts?
When you have aches and pains, how do you know when you shouldn't be walking or exercising? Here are rules of thumb on when to walk when it hurts.

Should You Carboload Before the Marathon?
Is it good to carboload before a marathon? This tactic has been retired. Learn the best way to eat in the week before a your long distance race.

Should I Take Pain Meds Before or During a Marathon?
Should you take a pain reliever before or during a marathon walk or marathon run? Experts say to avoid taking them. Find out what problems they cause.

7 Things to Check Before Buying a Folding Treadmill
Should you buy a folding treadmill? An expert discusses seven points you need to check when you are shopping for one so you can get one that works.

Setting a Walking Schedule to Build Your Walking Habit
Setting a walking schedule to build your fitness habit and keep doing your workouts. Here are tips and training plans that can help keep you on track.

Safe Exercise Tips for Over Age 50 and Baby Boomers
Tips for exercising safely over age 50. Baby boomers can prevent exercise injuries with these tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

RunPhones Headband Earphones for Walkers and Runners
RunPhones are an earband with earphones inside, great for runners and walkers.

RooSport Magnetic Sport Pocket Review
The RooSport magnetic sport pocket holds your walking or travel essentials securely and comfortably.

Rocker-Bottom Shoes - R.O.C.S. at The Walking Company
Do you miss rocker-bottom shoes? The Walking Company has a line of ABEO R.O.C.S. that feature a rocker sole and are available through their stores.

Heel Pain Worse for Overweight People
Heel pain is worse when you are overweight. Studies show you have the most plantar fasciitis pain and difficulty if you have extra pounds.

Cushioning for Running Shoes vs. Walking Shoes
A running shoe and a walking shoe provide different cushioning needs as runners need more heel cushioning than walkers in their running shoes.

Heel Height for Running Shoes vs. Walking Shoes
A running shoe may have a higher heel than a walking shoe to provide stability for runners who strike the ground with the ball of their foot rather than the heel.

Flexibility for Running Shoe vs. Walking Shoe
Flexibility needs for a running shoe compared to a walking shoe.

Favorite Exercise Clothing to Carry your iPod or Phone
How can you securely carry your cell phone or iPod/MP3 player along on your walk or run? These clothing items are designed with pockets to hold them.

7 Romantic Walks to Enjoy Together
Where can you go for a romantic walk? Here are ideas for strolls to take that will be the backdrop for the perfect kiss and get the juices flowing.

Roasted Baby Beets with Braised Beet Greens
Roasted baby beets with braised beet greens makes an elegant vegetable dish with two distinct beet flavors.

Using Heart Rate Control for Treadmill Workouts
A treadmill with heart rate control takes input from a chest band or grip to vary the speed and incline. See how this feature can boose your workout.

Heart Rate Reserve - Definition
Definition of heart rate reserve. This number is used to calculate target heart rate zones and it compares well with the oxygen consumption reserve.

Health Risks of Sitting Still
Research suggests that sitting too much slows the metabolism and may increase risks of obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome -- whether or not a person gets exercise.

Red Bull Refund - How to Claim a Reimbursement
Red Bull is offering reimbursements for purchase of its products in the USA from 2002 through 2014 as a settlement to a class action lawsuit.

Heart Rate Monitors Over $100
Top picks for heart rate monitors over $100. These models will let you track your exertion so you can boost your workout to the right level.

Half Marathon Walk Training Plan and Schedule
Use this training plan to build mileage to walk or run/walk a half marathon. You steadily increase distance over 16 weeks before the race.

Benefits of Walking Alone
Walking alone has benefits. When should you walk alone? Page 2.

9 Gym Safety Tips
Don't hurt yourself in your quest for fitness. Use these nine pieces of advice on how to stay safe in the gym and use gym equipment safely.

10 Reasons to Walk a Marathon
Why should you consider walking a marathon? Here are ten reasons why it can be a great goal.

10 Reasons to Repeat the Same Walk
Why would you want to repeat the same walking route day after day or go to the same walking event year after year? Here are 10 reasons it's great.

Racewalking Workouts
Use these racewalking workouts, drills and training schedule to help you speed up and perfect your technique.

Exercise Helps Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease
Exercise and stress management training were shown in a study to help patients with ischemic heart disease improve their mood and heart health.

Race Day Guide to the Finish Line - What to Expect
What can you expect at the finish line of a big race such as a half marathon or marathon? Here are tips and definitions.

10 Race Fails for Walkers and Run-Walkers
Races can fail walkers and run/walkers at the back of the pack. Here are 10 ways you can earn whining rights when you don't get what you paid for.

6 Racewalking Mistakes to Avoid
Racewalking is a very specific form of walking, and it is easy to make mistakes that either violate rules or impair your speed. Here are common ones.

Race Day Guide to the Starting Line - What to Expect
What can you expect at the starting line of a big race such as a marathon or half marathon? Be prepared to find these procedures, services and traditions.

Racewalking Technique Examples: Double Support Phase
Example photos of racewalking technique. The second example is the double support phase of the racewalk stride, with commentary by racewalking coach Judy Heller of Ero-Fit and Associates.

Racewalking Technique Examples: Heel Strike
How to racewalk: example photos of heel strike when using racewalking technique. By Judy Heller of Ero-Fit and Associates.

Racewalking Technique Example: 50K Olympian Andrew Hermann
Racewalking Technique Example: 50K Olympian Andrew Hermann in double support phase of the racewalking stride. By Ero-Fit and Associates.

Racewalking Technique Examples: A Variety
Racewalking Technique Examples: A variety of techniques are seen in a photo from a racewalk competition.

Racewalking Technique Examples
What does correct racewalking technique look like? Coach Judy Heller of Ero-Fit and Associates demonstrates with these photos and comments.

Racewalking Technique Examples: Body Alignment
How to racewalk: view these example photos of racewalking technique. The third example is body alignment when racewalking, with commentary by racewalking coach Judy Heller of Ero-Fit and Associates.

Racewalking Technique Example: 50K Olympian Andrew Hermann in Single Support Phase
Racewalking Technique Example: 50K Olympian Andrew Hermann in single support phase of the racewalking stride. By Ero-Fit and Associates.

10 Gifts For Walkers Under $25
Top picks for walking gifts for under $25. You can stuff a stocking with these Inexpensive gifts for walkers and they will be delighted.

Prevention of Shin Splints and Plantar Fasciitis
Common walking injuries include shin splints and plantar fasciitis. How to prevent these painful problems.

How to Transition from Walking to Running
Walkers can benefit by adding jogging and running intervals to their workouts. Here's how to get started with running and why it will help you.

9 Running Skirts Top Picks
Do you want to feel feminine by wearing a running skirt rather than shorts? Here are top picks for women's running skirts.

Pouches and Shoes for Nike+ Sensor
How can you use the Nike+iPod shoe sensor with other shoes? These pouches are designed to attach to your shoelaces so you can use it with any shoe.

Plantar Fasciitis Prevention and Treatment
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain and heel pain for walkers. Find out about prevention and treatment for this condition.

Poison Sumac
How to identify and avoid poison sumac.

Poison Oak, Ivy and Sumac: Toxic Oil Urushiol
Poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac all have the toxic oil urushiol.

Decontaminate Skin After Contact: Poison Oak, Ivy, Sumac
How to remove poison oak, ivy, or sumac oil from your skin after contact to prevent a rash.

Plus Size Walking Clothes and Activewear
Plus-size walkers deserve great performance clothing when they are active. Here is what to look for and how to find it, and top picks for walkers.

How to Identify Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac
How to spot, identify, and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Leaves of three, let it be! Use these photos and clues to recognize them

Poison Oak and Poison Ivy: The Great Mimics
Poison Oak and poison ivy often have a harmless appearance and mimic shrubs around them.

Poison Oak and Poison Ivy: Leaflets Three
Poison oak and poison ivy have a distinctive 3-leaf pattern.

Petzl TacTikka Plus Headlamp - Review
Petzl TacTikka Plus Headlamp - LED headlamp review

Pedometer Steps to Calories Converter
How many calories did you burn based on your pedometer step count? Convert your steps to calories with this calculator and charts.

PaceDJ App - Workout to the Right Beats per Minute
Workout to the right beats per minute with the PaceDJ BPM app while walking, running or cycling. It sorts your songs to put you on the right tempo.

One Million Steps - How Long and How Far?
How long does it take to log one million steps on your pedometer? How far is that? Find out what 1,000,000 means and how soon you could get there.

How to Survive a Charity Walk
How to make it through a charity walk if you don't walk regularly. How to train, what shoes and clothes to wear and how to enjoy the event.

What Shoes to Wear for a Charity Walk
Charity walkers need the right shoes and socks to prevent blisters during their walk. Use these tips to keep your feet healthy and happy. Page 2.

What to Wear for Walking a Charity Walk
What to wear for a charity walking event. Here's how to dress for comfort from head to toe, inner layer to outer layers to enjoy your walk. Page 3.

What to Eat and Drink for Energy on a Charity Walk
What to eat and drink for walking a charity walking event. Have enough water to stay hydrated and snacks for energy - but don't overdo it. Page 4.

Charity Walk Checklists - Before, During and After
Charity walker's checklists for before, during, and after the walk. Get ready, get going and follow the right race manners during the event. Page 5.

Flat Feet and Fallen Arches Pain - Flat-footed Walking
Flatfoot and fallen arches can cause pain and limit desire to exercise, while walking flat-footed can be a bad walking habit Here are solutions.

How to Fix Your Fitbit Flex Clasp Problems
How to fix Fitbit Flex and Force's fatal flaw - the wristband popping open. Also how to get the clasp closed securely without a major struggle.

8 Ways Walking is Better than Running
Walkers don't need to feel inferior to runners. Here are 8 ways walking is better than running. Keep these handy to respond to any snide comments.

Tapering for the Marathon or Half Marathon
How to taper your training before a marathon or half marathon. Learn about why you reduce your mileage two weeks before your race by tapering.

AVON 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer
The Avon 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer walks are two-day walks. Walkers raise funds and walk 24 or 39 miles and camp overnight.

Train for a Marathon with a Charity or Coaching Program
You can walk a marathon for charity and enjoy group coaching, or join in other programs that can assist you in training for this big event.

Shoes for Low Volume Feet
If you have a low-volume foot that seems to swim in most shoes, check out these models built to fit low volume feet for walking and running.

Best Products to Relieve Calf Pain and Shin Pain
Use these items to help with calf and shin pain. They include a stretching aid, kinesiotape, and hot and cold therapy wraps.

Top Picks for Umbrellas for Walkers
Top picks for umbrellas for walking in the wind and rain. Best choices for wind-tested umbrellas, those with comfortable grips, and packable designs.

Indoors Walking Videos
Indoor walking videos such as those from Leslie Sansone are a good exercise option when you can't walk outdoors.

Blister Bandages for Prevention and Treatment
Top picks for bandages and cover-ups for blister prevention treatment and healing. Use these items to prevent getting blisters or protect hot spots.

Top Picks for Mid-Range Treadmills From $1500 - $3000
Treadmills for $1500 - $3000 are considered mid-range treadmills, suitable for home use. The following were recommended by various sources.

Mindwalks - Book Review
Relieve stress and clear your brain with the

Increased Mood and Mental Health Benefits of Outdoor Exercise
Outdoor exercise boosts mood and mental wellbeing compared to exercising indoors, according to a review of studies.

A Walk In the Park Helps Children with ADHD
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Walking in the Forest Has Measurable Effects to Reduce Stress
A walk in the woods reduce symptoms of stress, including decreasing your blood pressure and stress hormones and showing a relaxed body state.

A Nature Walk is a Great Prescription for Your Brain
Walking outdoors in nature has surprising benefits for your mood, mental sharpness, and physical fitness. Here's why you need to walk outdoors.

Using a Custom Distance to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
How to select a custom distance to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor.

Begin Calibration of Nike+iPod Sensor - Select Settings
Calibration of Nike+iPod Sensor - Select Settings

Select Walk or Run to Calibrate Nike+iPod Sensor
Select walk or run to calibrate Nike+iPod sensor

How to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
How to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor to use with your iPod nano for running and walking. This will give you more accurate distance and speed.

How to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
How to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor.

Begin Calibration of Nike+iPod Sensor
Begin calibration of Nike+iPod sensor

Choose Sensor to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
Choose Sensor to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor.

Choose Calibrate to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
Choose Calibrate to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor

View Instructions on How to Calibrate the Nike+iPod Sensor
View the instructions on how to calibrate the Nike+iPod sensor

Select Distance to Calibrate Nike+iPod Sensor
Select a distance you will use to calibrate your Nike+iPod sensor.

Replace the Sockliner in the Nike Plus Ready Shoe
To use the Nike+iPod sensor in a Nike Plus ready shoe, replace the sockliner.

Using the Nike+iPod Sensor: Authorized and Unauthorized
How to use the Nike+iPod sensor - both the authorized way in Nike Plus ready shoes, and the unauthorized way by taping it to any old shoe.

Using the Nike + iPod Sensor in a Nike Plus Ready Shoe
Using the Nike + iPod sensor in a Nike Plus ready shoe such as the Nike Air Zoom Moire or Nike Air Zoom Plus

Attaching the Nike+ Sensor to Your Shoe With Velcro
How to attach the Nike+ sensor to any pair of shoes with velcro.

Attaching Velcro to the Nike+iPod Sensor
How to attach Velcro to the Nike+iPod sensor so you can attach it to any shoe.

Attaching Velcro to the Tongue of the Shoe
How to attach velcro to the tongue of a shoe so you can use the Nike+iPod sensor on any shoe.

Attach the Nike+iPod Sensor to the Velcro Patch on your Shoe
Place the Nike+iPod sensor on your shoe, attached to the velcro, and relace the shoe.

Photo of a Black Toenail Blister After Draining
Walkers and runners get black toenails from their toes hitting the front of their shoes. Here, a photo of a black toenail after draining.

How to Dress for Cold Weather Walking
How to dress for cold weather walking. Stay warm and dry during your walking workout by dressing in layers that will protect and insulate you from the cold.

Dressing for Cold Weather Walking - Underwear
When walking or running in the cold, you need underwear that will wick away sweat so you don't end up cold and clammy.

Dressing for Cold Weather Walking - Shirt
What to wear for cold weather walking. Your shirt should be made of a wicking fabric such as polypropylene, CoolMax or DRYLYTE.

Dressing for Cold Weather Walking - Insulating Layer
Dressing for cold weather walking - your insulating layer should be a performance fleece or wool shirt or vest.

Dressing for Cold Weather Walking - Socks
Dressing for cold weather walking - what socks will help keep your feet warm and dry.

How to Lace Your Shoes to Fit Right
Learn how to lace your walking shoes to fit right when you have a wide or narrow foot or heel and how to tie shoelaces to prevent heel slippage.

Lacing Your Shoes to Fit Right - Wide Foot and High Instep
How to lace your walking shoes to fit right if you have a wide foot and high instep.

Lace Your Shoes to Fit Right
Learn how to lace your walking shoes to fit right when you have a wide or narrow foot or heel and how to tie shoelaces to prevent heel slippage.

Lacing Your Shoes to Fit a Narrow Foot
Lacing your shoes to fit right if you have a narrow foot.

Top Picks for Walking Videos and DVD
You can use these videos for walking workouts at home. They include those for walking in place as well as learning how to racewalk.

Walker Friendly Walks and Runs - Or Not
How to make your running race walker-friendly. What are the right ways and the wrong ways to treat walkers at a combined walk and run event?

An Interview with the Author of The Mediterranean Diet, Origins and Myths
The Mediterranean Diet - Origins and Myths: book review and interview with Dr. Dario Guigliano on the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.

Training Tips For Nordic Walking a 26.2 Mile Marathon
How to train for Nordic Walking a 26.2 mile marathon. Walking pole expert Pete Edwards shares this training plan for walking with fitness poles.

Shoes and Gloves for Nordic Walking a Marathon
Advice on shoes and gloves for nordic walking a marathon. Coach Pete Edwards gives tips on what to wear for long distance nordic walking competitions. Page 3.

The Manly Walk - Getting a Man to Start Walking - Page 3
How to encourage a man to walk. Walking. Page 3.

Solo Safety When Walking Alone
Tips for solo safety when you walk alone. Page 3.

10 Reasons to Walk Alone
10 reasons why walking alone can be a great way to exercise and clear your mind. Learn about the benefits and how to stay safe when solo.

Marathon Race Day - Prep, Pacing and Surviving
How to prepare for race day to walk a marathon. Use this checklist to prepare a couple days before your marathon or half marathon and on race day.

6 Walking Myths You Shouldn't Believe
These six walking myths deserve busting. We find the truth about calories and speed, walking vs. running shoes, weights, water and marathons.

How to Stop Holding the Handrails on the Treadmill
Holding onto the handrails on the treadmill is a bad technique that lessens your workout effects. Learn how to let go and still feel stable.

What Is a Foot Analysis and How Can it Help You?
Is a foot analysis done by a pedorthist or kiosk useful for resolving foot problems? A podiatrist comments on foot analysis and its limitations.

Is Foot Analysis Useful? A Podiatrist Comments on Foot Analysis
Is a foot analysis useful for resolving foot problems? A podiatrist comments on foot analysis and its limitations. Page 2.

Are Magnetic Insoles Good for Foot Pain?
Can magnets in your shoes relieve fatigue or foot pain? See the research and the reality on magnetic insoles for sore feet and plantar fasciitis.

Blister Prevention - Two More Strategies
Use these two blister-prevention strategies cover the problem areas with blister bandages or moleskin, and unusual remedies such as duct tape.

Blister Prevention - Unusual Remedies
How walkers can prevent blisters - unusual remedies. Page 2.

How Use Walking in Your Spiritual Life
Learn about the spiritual and religious aspects of walking. You can use walking time for prayer or meditation, including walking a labyrinth. Page 4.

What is the Best Time of Day to Walk and Exercise?
Which is a better time of day to walk or exercise? Here is the research on the pros and cons of workouts in the morning, afternoon or evening.

The Best Time of Day to Walk and Exercise - Noon-time Pros and Cons
Choosing the best time of day for walking and exercise - what are the pros and cons of workouts at noon and at break times? Page 2.

The Best Time of Day to Walk and Exercise - Afternoon Pros and Cons
What are the pros and cons of walking and exercising in the afternoon compared to other times of day? Here is what research and experience says. Page 3.

How To Do the Intrinsic Stretch for Plantar Fasciitis
How to stretch for plantar fasciitis. Use the plantar fascia intrinsic stretch, rolling pin or ball stretch and step stretch to prevent a recurrence.

Start Walking Now - American Heart Association Programs
American Heart Association encourages you to start walking. They host National Walking Day and the AHA Heart Walks and have tips on finding a club.

Tech 4O Accelerator Pedometer Sports Watch
The Silva Tech 4 O Accelerator Watch is a sports watch with pedometer, speed, distance, exercise timer and chronograph. It doesn't use GPS or an app.

Should I Buy a BPA-Free Water Bottle?
What are the fears about BPA-containing plastic water bottles? Here's how to look for and buy BPA-free bottles and what the hazards may be.

Should You Walk or Exercise When You Are Sick?
Should you walk or exercise when you are sick? Here are the rules of thumb for when it's safe to do your workouts and when to stay home and rest.

Reebok RunTone Toning Shoes - Review
Reebok RunTone shoes have instability pods in the soles to give a slightly unstable step They were subject to refunds for unsupported ad claims.

Sportline 345 Pedometer with Calorie Counter - Review
Review of the Sportline 345 Pedometer with Calorie Counter. This basic pedometer can be reset so you can track walking sessions or all-day steps.

Registering for a Year-Round AVA Self-Guided Walk
How to register for an AVA self-guided year-round walk and enjoy one of over 1500 map-guided walking tours and fitness walking routes throughout the USA and Canada.

Let's Go on a Year-Round Self-Guided AVA Walk
How to walk AVA self guided year-round walking events. Over 1800 map-guided walking routes are offered throughout the USA and hundreds more in Canada. You can enjoy these for fitness walking, walking tours, and enjoying great places to walk.

Walking a Year-Round Walk
How to walk an AVA year-round self-guided walk for fitness or as a walking tour.

Record Books for the IVV Achievement Award Program
About the record books for the IVV Individual Achievement Award Program.

Selecting the Trail and Get Started Walking a Year-Round Walk
Once you have registered for an AVA self-guided walk, now you must select which route to walk and get started.

Checkpoints on a Year-Round Walk
About checkpoints and amenities when walking an AVA self-guided year-round walk for fitness or as a walking tour.

Finishing a Year-Round Walk
How to finish walking an AVA year-round walk.

Which Pedometer Design Is Right for Me
Which kind of pedometer is best for me? Should I use one with a flip case, a pocket model, an open-face model, or a top-read model?

Open-Face Pedometers
Front-read pedometers have their readings on the front of the pedometer without a protective cover.

Pocket Pedometers
A pocket pedometer is designed to be carried in your pocket rather than clipped to a waistband.

Top-Read Pedometers
Top-read pedometers have the readings on the top so you can view them easily. Find out more about top read pedometers.

Computer and App-Linked Pedometers
Computer-linked pedometers allow you to upload your pedometer data to a computer or online service.

Pedometer Watches
Pedometer watches track walking and running workouts. Is a pedometer watch right for you?

Spinach Scramble Recipe
Spinach Scramble recipe for a high protein, low carb breakfast

What Not to Wear Walking - Bad Walking Gear
What not to wear walking -- bad walking gear that isn't functional.

Lose 14 Pounds a Year Walking Your Dog
Researchers found an average weight loss of 14 pounds per year for those who walked their dogs for 20 minutes a day.

Linguine Florentine Recipe - Pasta with Spinach
A healthy recipe for linguine florentine with spinach.

Differences Between Running Shoes and Walking Shoes
What are the differences between a running shoe and a walking shoe? Find out what makes a running shoe different from a walking shoe.

Heel Flare for Running Shoes vs. Walking Shoes
Running shoes may have flared heels to provide stability while walking shoes do not need flared heels.

Jaywalking - Is the Walker's Crime Always Wrong?
What is jaywalking? It may be illegal to cross a street outside of a crosswalk. But is that always a wrong move?

How to Earn the President's Challenge Active Lifestyles Award
You can earn Presidential Challenge awards for walking with the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award and the Presidential Champions Program.

14 Free Plans to Win Your Walking Goals
Enjoy these free plans for 14 walking goals, including how to start walking, lose weight on the treadmill, train for a 5K, 10K, marathon or half.

Pedometers Proven to Increase Exercise
A study shows women wearing a pedometer took more steps during the day vs. those encouraged to walk 30 minutes a day who did not wear a pedometer.

Omron HJ-112 Pocket Pedometer - Review
A review of the Omron HJ-112 pedometer, which is now discontinued and replaced with the HJ-329. It tracked all-day steps, with a 7-day memory.

Omron HJ-323U Pedometer Downloadable - Review
A review of the Omron HJ-323U Pedometer which downloads data to an online dashboard or can be used offline.

Image 10.6QL Treadmill - Discontinued Model
Image 10.6QL treadmill review. This budget treadmill has been discontinued, but can be a good choice for a used treadmill at a bargain price.

How to Prevent Blisters
How to prevent blisters from walking by treating your feet before walking and wearing the right socks and shoes.

Loosen Your Shoulder Tension with Arm Circles
For tight shoulders and neck muscles, use this simple technique to loosen them up.

10 Tips for How to Walk Downhill
Tips for how to walk downhill. What goes up must come down, and while it's easier on the heart, it's harder on the knees. Here's how to do it right.

How Not to Train for a Marathon
Can you go from the couch to the marathon finish line in six months? It's possible, but you set yourself up for an injury before you ever get there.

How to Train for a Half Marathon Only a Month Away
You are registered for a half marathon that is just a month away and you haven't trained. Is is possible to train to finish a half marathon in a month?

How Accurate Are Today's Pedometers?
How accurate are modern pocket pedometers for counting steps? Researchers found that how you carry or wear them and your walking speed still matter.

Using a Shower Cap to Waterproof Your Shoes - Step 1
How to use a hotel shower cap to make disposable waterproof covers for your walking or running shoes.

Shower Cap Shoe Cover -- Sole View
Using a disposable shower cap or food cover as a waterproof shoe cover for rainy walking or running.

Shower Cap Shoe Cover -- Secure with Duct Tape
Secure your shower cap shoe covers with duct tape.

Waterproof Your Shoes with a Disposable Shower Cap
You can use disposable shower caps to quickly waterproof your walking or running shoes to keep you feet dry in the rain. Here are the steps to do it.

Shower Cap Shoe Cover Secured with Duct Tape - Sole View
Secure the shower cap shoe cover to the shoe with duct tape. Cover up the elastic on the bottom of the shoe to help keep it in place.

Making a Shower Cap Shoe Cover Gaiter -- Step 2
How to use a hotel shower cap to make disposable waterproof gaiter covers for your walking or running shoes.

Making a Shower Cap Shoe Cover - Step 3
How to use a hotel shower cap or food cover to make disposable waterproof gaiter shoe covers for your walking or running shoes.

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Shoe Wear Patterns - What They Mean
Photos of walking shoe wear patterns and worn out walking shoes. You should replace these worn out walking shoes.

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Types of Walking Canes
Canes can help assist walking for those who have mobility problems. Here are the common types of walking canes.

Walk Your Way Through Menopause - Book Review - Author Maggie Spilner
The book Walk Your Way Through Menopause has advice on dealing with menopausal symptoms and 14 walking programs from walking expert Maggie Spilner.

Nikeplus.com Records your Workouts
Uploading your workouts to Nikeplus.com using the Nike+iPod Sport Kit

Walk or Run Workout Details at Nikeplus.com
Viewing details of each walk or run on the Nikeplus.com web site.

Set Goals on the Nikeplus.com Web Site
You can set goals for time, distance, speed, or calories burned and view your progress on the Nikeplus.com web site.

Using the Nikeplus.com Web Site to Track Your Workouts
How to use the Nikeplus.com web site to upload your workouts from your Nike+iPod, Fuelband and Nike Running app and view charts, graphs and totals.

Using the Nikeplus.com Web Site to Track Your Workouts
How to use the Nikeplus.com web site to upload your workouts from your Nike+iPod and view charts and graphs and totals.

Treadmill Mistake - Not Challenging Yourself
Treadmill walking mistakes to avoid - going too slow on the treadmill and not challenging yourself to improve

Treadmill Mistake - Hunching Shoulders and Looking Down
Treadmill workout mistakes to avoid - hunching over and leaning forward are posture mistakes that can lead to pain and strain.

Treadmill Mistake - Not Knowing Your Treadmill Features
Treadmill mistakes - get to know your treadmill and all of its features to get the best workout.

Treadmill Mistake - Going Too Fast
Treadmill mistakes to avoid - going too fast so you lose proper walking form.

Treadmill Walking Mistakes to Avoid
Get the most out of your treadmill workouts by avoiding common walking mistakes. Make the most of every exercise minute by eliminating these errors.

Treadmill Mistake - Overstriding
Treadmill walking mistakes to avoid - overstriding is poor walking form and can lead to strain.

Treadmill Walking Mistake - Holding Onto the Handrail or Console
Holding onto the handrails when walking or running on a treadmill enforces bad posture habits.

Women's Winter Shirts for Walking and Running
Top picks for women's winter shirts for walking and running. Keep warm and wick away the sweat on your winter workouts with these great items.

Best Elliptical Trainers
Top picks for the best elliptical trainers for burning calories and getting an aerobic workout.

Top Picks for Plus Size Walking Pants
Plus-size walkers can choose these performance walking pants, tights and capris for walking and fitness activities. Be active and wick away the sweat.

Flexibility and Core Strengthening Gear - Best Core Gear
Core strengthening is part of a balanced workout for walkers. Here are the gear items you can use for a good core and flexibility workout.

Nike+ FuelBand Review
Nike+ FuelBand activity monitor pedometer review. This fun, all-day activity monitor produces charts and graphs of your walks, runs and active workouts.

Nike+ FuelBand SE Wristband Pedometer Review
A review of the Nike+ FuelBand SE wristband pedometer that tracks all-day activity, exercise sessions, and alerts you to get up and move each hour.

The Miracle Cure - Walking Prevents Many Diseases
Brisk walking helps prevent cancer, heart disease, and diabetes according to several medical studies. It's better than a miracle pill and it's free.

Music While Walking - Go Farther and Be Smarter
Listening to music while walking encourages walkers to go further and improves brain function.

Myths About Energy Bars, Energy Gels, and Sports Drinks
Are energy bars, gels, and sports drinks really effective in boosting your endurance exercise? There are cheaper alternatives that work as well.

Midlife Exercise Cuts Early Death Risk - Walk or Die?
A study shows adults who are physically active in their 50s and early 60s are less likely to die in the next eight years than those who are sedentary.

Get Off the Couch and Exercise for Heart Health in Midlife
Studies show that exercise is good for improving heart conditions and preventing heart disease even if you take it up after age 40 or 60.

Muscle Pain and Soreness After a Workout
Pain and soreness during or after a workout should not be ignored. Learn about common exercise injuries and symptoms.

Mall Walking is Great for an Indoors Walking Workout
Mall walking is a great way to keep moving in any weather. Here's why you should head early to the mall do get your walking workout done.

Marmot Oracle Jacket Review - Waterproof
The Marmot Oracle jacket is a lightweight breathable rain jacket.

MBT Shoes - Rocker Bottom for Comfort
MBT shoes are back with a full range of styles. They have curved rocker bottoms designed to mimic barefoot walking and provide instability.

Help for High Arches - Shoes and Insoles
What kind of shoes should you buy that would give you the right support for high arches? The right shoes matter, but you may need to get arch supports as well.

Halloween Treats Calories - How Far to Walk Them Off
We used our Halloween Treats calorie calculator to find out how far you must walk in steps, miles and kilometers to burn the Trick or Treat calories.

My Favorite Things for Winter Walking
My favorite things for winter walking. These pieces of clothing and gear can keep you moving in cold weather.

Get a Refund on Reebok RunTone or EasyTone Shoes
Reebok gave refunds for RunTone and EasyTone shoes bought from 2008-12 in a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission over ad claims.

FootBalance Custom Molded Insoles - Review
Footbalance insoles are quickly custom-molded to your foot to give support. See how they can work to provide better cushioning and foot mechanics.

How to Find Florida Walks and Walking Events
Enjoy races and strolls in Florida with this walk finder. The Sunshine state offers lots of beaches and flat terrain as well as many walking events.

Consumer Reports Rates Athletic Shoes
Consumer Reports rated athletic shoes for its upcoming issue. But they tested only 20 different shoes, out of the hundreds to thousands to be found on store

Drink Right or Else - Drinking Dangers for Distance Walkers
Walkers can drink too little or the wrong combination of water and sports drink. Find out about how much and what you should drink on long walks.

Miles to Kilometers and Walking Time Converter
Convert miles to kilometers with this walking distance calculator chart. Also see the estimated time it will take you to walk it at three speeds.

Scary Health Effects of Walking Fewer Steps Per Day
Cutting your pedometer steps per day has scary effects, raising your risk of diabetes and heart disease if you reduce your steps to an inactive level.

How to Find North Carolina Walks and Walking Events
Use this walk finder to find North Carolina walking events and walking routes. These include those you can explore on your own as well as group walks.

How to Find New Jersey Walks and Walking Events
Find New Jersey walking events, races, routes and hiking trails. These links will help you find places you can enjoy walking in the Garden State.

How to Find Texas Walks and Walking Events
Texas has many excellent places to walk. You can find walking events and routes using these resources, including a top 10 favorite in San Antonio.

Race Manners - 10 Etiquette Rules for Walking at an Event
Basic race manners for proper behavior when entering a walking or run/walk event. Use good etiquette and don't be an ugly walker

Chocolate Milk as a Recovery Drinks for Endurance Walkers
Researcher Jason Karp answered the burning question - is a fancy carbohydrate-protein recovery drink better after endurance exercise, or a chocolate milk?

Do I Really Need Trail Shoes for Walking on Park Trails?
Why not just wear your regular shoes when you walk on natural trails? You'll quickly discover there are reasons for wearing trail shoes or boots.

Can You Wear New Balance Running Shoes for Walking?
Can you wear New Balance running shoes for walking? They have a full range of athletic shoes in styles, shoe lasts and widths that work for walkers.

Black Toenail from Running or Walking
Black toenail happens when you run or walk and injure the toenail. Find out how to reduce the pain and what to expect as the nail grows out.

Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Converter Calculator
How to convert Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures with a calculator, degree conversion charts and with equations to do the math for yourself.

Crockpot Beef Stew Burgundy Recipe
Make beef burgundy in the crockpot. This tasty low-fat version is one that takes only minutes to prepare and you can let it simmer all day.

Best Plus Size Winter Walking Tops and Jackets
Best choices for plus size winter shirts and tops and jackets for walking and fitness activities. These pieces will keep you moving in cold weather.

Best Trail Shoe - Readers' Choice Awards
These are the winner and finalists in the trail shoe category of the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. See what hiking shoes were the favorites.

Best Fast Food Choices for the South Beach Diet
It can be tough to eat fast food on the low carb South Beach Diet. Here are the best choices you can make at the major chain restaurants.

ACSM Hyponatremia and Dehydration Guidelines for Marathoners
How much should you drink on a marathon and when? American College of Sports Medicine updates guideline for preventing dehydration and hyponatremia.

Before You Buy Walking Sandals
Walking sandals are worn by many walkers for both short and long distances. Find out what to look for in sandals for the trail and for fitness.

Athletic Shoe Anatomy - 9 Parts You Need to Know
What are the parts of an athletic shoe for running and walking? Here is what the different terms mean and what goes into the making of athletic shoes.

Fitbit Finds the Worst Time of Day for Sitting Too Much
What are the worst times of day for being sedentary? Fitbit crunched the data, and its Alta tracker lets you spot your pattern to reduce sitting time.

When to Consult a Podiatrist vs. a Pedorthist
When should you consult a podiatrist rather than using a pedorthist for foot pain and shoe problems? Three experts tell who is best, when and why.

Z-Coil Shoes to Fight Plantar Fasciitis
Some walkers, nurses, and others who spend time on their feet love Z-Coil shoes. These strange shoes may give relief for plantar fasciitis for some.

Walking Safety Rules - Which Side of the Road is Safe?
What is the right side of the road to walk on? If there are no sidewalks, it's safest to walk on the side facing oncoming traffic, against the flow.

Weight Watchers
The Weight Watchers program provides tools to lost weight through portion control and selection of healthier food, plus exercise such as daily walking.

Yamax Digi-Walker SW-200 Pedometer Review
The Yamax Digi-Walker SW-200 pedometer is an accurate old-school pedometer that simply counts your steps. We review this waistband step counter.

Walking Water Calculator
Use this walking water calculator chart to find out how much you'll need to carry with you or have access to refill your bottle or hydration pack.

Walking and Running Pace and Speed Calculator
Use an online pace calculator for walkers and runners. Find your speed in minutes and seconds per mile or kilometer for a known distance and time.

Christmas Photos from Holiday Walks
Holiday season is a great time to take an evening walk and enjoy the Christmas lights and see displays in shops and malls as seen in this gallery.

Christmas Photos from Holiday Walks
Holiday season is a great time to take an evening walk and enjoy the Christmas lights and see displays in shops and malls as seen in this gallery.

City of David from Mount of Olives - Jerusalem Photo
From the Mount of Olives, you can see a green area, which is the Valley of Kidron -- the site where King David first established Jerusalem. Page 2.

Jerusalem from Mount of Olives Viewpoint - Israel
A view of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives Viewpoint. Near the top of the Mount of Olives, the old city of Jerusalem spreads out on Temple Mount.

Descending the Mount of Olives - Jerusalem Photo
Photo of walkers descending the Mount of Olives - Jerusalem. On Palm Sunday, Jesus descended the Mount of Olives in a triumphant procession. Page 4.

Church of All Nations - Rock Where Jesus Prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane - Jerusalem
Photo from the Church of All Nations of the rock where Jesus prayed in the garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem on Holy Thursday during the Passion. Page 9.

Road Down Mount of Olives - Jerusalem
Photo of the road from Bethany down the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Jesus descended the mountain and entered Jerusalem in triumph on Palm Sunday. Page 6.

White Donkey on Mount of Olives - Jerusalem
Photo of a white donkey on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Prophecy said that the Messiah would enter Jerusalem riding on a white donkey (Zec 9:9). Page 5.

Garden of Gethsemane - Agony in the Garden - Mount of Olives Jerusalem
A photo of the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem. This is the traditional site of Jesus' agony in the garden on Holy Thursday. Page 8.

The Golden Gate - Walls of Jerusalem
Photo of the Golden Gate in the walls of Jerusalem, Israel. believed by some to be where Jesus entered Jerusalem in triumph on Palm Sunday. Page 10.

Cemetery on the Mount of Olives - Jerusalem Photo
Photo of a cemetery on the Mount of Olives - Jerusalem. Over 150,00 graves of the Jewish faithful cover the slopes of the Mount of Olives. Page 3.

Hillside Graves on the Mount of Olives - Jerusalem
Photo of hillside graves on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The inhabitants buried their dead in caves and then interred their bones in sarcophagi. Page 7.

View of Jerusalem from foot of Mount of Olives
View of Jerusalem from foot of the Mount of Olives, with the Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount and he walls built by the Ottoman Empire in the 1500's. Page 11.

The Upper Room of the Last Supper - Jerusalem
Photo of the upper room where some think the Last Supper took place in Jerusalem. It may be where Jesus blessed and broke the bread and wine. Page 12.

Why to Choose a Wooden Walking Stick vs. Metal
Why do people choose a wooden walking stick over a metal cane or metal walking pole? Steve Walsh of Brazos Walking Sticks tells how they are better.

Brisk Walking Keeps Your Colon Healthy
Get moving for your colon health. Studies show brisk walking and other exercise can cure chronic constipation and can reduce the risk of colon cancer.

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An index of categories in the

Walking the Truckee River Trail in Reno - Nevada
Walking the Truckee River Trail in Reno, Nevada. This lovely trail follows the river through downtown Reno and through parks.

Photo of Walking the Truckee River Trail in Reno, Nevada
Enjoy a year-round walk on the Truckee River Trail in Reno, Nevada. Page 2.

View of Alpiglen - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
View of Alpiglen. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 17.

View Straight up the Nordwand - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
View Straight up the Nordwand. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 16.

Rock Cairns on the Eiger Trail - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Rock Cairns on the Eiger Trail. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 15.

Eiger Climbing Routes - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Eiger Climbing Routes. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 10.

Eiger Nord Wand - North Face of the Eiger from the Eiger Trail - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Eiger Nord Wand - North Face of the Eiger from the Eiger Trail. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 9.

Eiger Nordwand Photo - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Eiger Nordwand Photo. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 13.

Signs at Trail Intersection to Alpiglen or Grund - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 19.

The White Spider on the Eiger Nord Wand - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
The White Spider on the Eiger Nord Wand. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 11.

On the Eiger Trail - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
On the Eiger Trail. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 14.

Rote Fluh and Hinterstoisser Traverse - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Rote Fluh and Hinterstoisser Traverse. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 12.

Trail to Alpiglen - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Trail to Alpiglen. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 18.

Start of the Eiger Trail at Eigergletscher station - Eiger Glacier - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Start of the Eiger Trail at Eigergletscher station - Eiger Glacier. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 5.

Looking Back to Eigergletscher Station - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Looking Back to Eigergletscher Station. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 6.

View towards Grindelwald - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
View towards Grindelwald. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 7.

Eigergletscher Station Signposts - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Eigergletscher Station Signposts. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 2.

Kleine Scheidegg - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
View from Kleine Scheidegg. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland.

Eiger Monch and Jungfrau from Eigergletscher Station Switzerland
Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau from Eigergletscher Station. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 4.

Rich and the Eiger Nord Wand - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Rich and the Eiger Nord Wand. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 8.

Train Coming Up to Eigergletscher Station - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Train Comes Up to Eigergletscher Station. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 3.

Wendy and Eiger Trail Signs - Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Wendy and Eiger Trail signs. Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland. Page 20.

Eiger Trail Photos - Switzerland
Photos of hiking the Eiger Trail in Switzerland.

Mt. St. Helens Boundary Trail - Devil's Elbow
A photo of the Devil's Elbow portion of the Boundary Trail at Mt. St. Helens, Washington shows the narrow trail with the view of the crater. Page 20.

Devil's Elbow Trail - Mount St. Helens
The Devil's Elbow Trail at Mount St. Helens has some exposed areas with a thousand-foot dropoff and requires trail shoes for safer hiking. Page 18.

Pearly Everlasting - Wildflower Photo
Pearly Everlasting wildflower seen at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. It is one that can be dried, but shouldn't be picked here. Page 16.

Indian Paint Brush - Wilflower Photo
Indian Paint Brush wildflower seen at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. It's a common sight in the Cascade Mountains. Page 17.

Mt. St. Helens - Devil's Elbow on Boundary Trail
Mt. St. Helens - Devil's Elbow on Boundary Trail is a narrow and exposed path. But you'll have to continue around the bend to see Spirit Lake. Page 19.

Dropoff View at Devil's Elbow - Mt. St. Helens Boundary Trail
A scary view of the 1000-foot dropoff on the Devil's Elbow portion of the Boundary Trail, Mt. St. Helens, Washington. Hike with care on these trails. Page 22.

A Family Traverses the Devil's Elbow - Mt. St. Helens Boundary Trail
Mt. St. Helens Devil's Elbow on Boundary Trail - too scary for me, I turned around here. The trail was degraded as well as the exposure to the drop. Page 21.

First View of Spirit Lake from Boundary Trail - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
First view of Spirit Lake while walking the Boundary Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. This lake was transformed in the eruption. Page 23.

Huckleberry Bush - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Huckleberry Bush at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. These edible berries are much like blueberries and found wild in the Cascades. Page 25.

Spirit Lake from Boundary Trail - Mount St. Helens
Spirit Lake as seen from the Boundary Trail at Mount St. Helens, Washington. The dead log rafts still move around the lake, 30 years after the blast. Page 24.

Harry's Ridge Trail - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Harry's Ridge Trail gives the best views of Spirit Lake at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. It's a 3.9 mile hike from Johnston Ridge. Page 27.

Spirit Lake from Harry's Ridge Trail - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Photo of Spirit Lake from Harry's Ridge Trail at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington. Mount Adams is in the distance. Page 28.

Mount St. Helens - Spirit Lake seen from Harry's Ridge Trail
Mount St. Helens - Spirit Lake from Harry's Ridge Trail photo. The lake was blown out of its basin in the 1980 eruption but is alive with new life. Page 30.

View from Harry's Ridge Trail to Johnston Ridge Observatory - Mount St. Helens
View back to the Johnston Ridge Observatory from Harry's Ridge Trail at Mount St. Helens. You've hiked over three miles from your car at this point. Page 29.

Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Golden Mantled ground squirrels are frequently seen at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. They are fun to see along the trail. Page 31.

Mount St. Helens from Johnston Ridge - Mount St. Helens Photos
Mount St. Helens from Johnston Ridge, 2010. A photo taken 30 years after the 1980 eruption shows the crater on the north side of the mountain.

Johnston Ridge Observatory Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Johnston Ridge Observatory is a starting point in exploring Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. It has displays and the trail starts here. Page 2.

Mount St. Helens from Eruption Trail - Mount St. Helens Photo
Mount St. Helens view from the Johnston Ridge Observatory. This view into the crater is awesome when not shrouded in clouds although nearby. Page 7.

Eruption Trail Photo - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Eruption Trail photo from Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The paved trail is accessible and has great views of the crater and blast zone. Page 3.

Blast Zone Tree Stumps Photo - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Blast Zone tree stumps photo from the Eruption Trail at Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Shrubs have returned. Page 4.

Compass Eruption Trail Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Bronze compass points out landmarks seen from the Eruption Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. You can see nearby Mt. Adams. Page 5.

Mount St. Helens Memorial to Those Killed in Eruption May 18, 1980
Mount St. Helens Memorial to those killed in eruption May 18, 1980. Fifty-seven people died in the blast, some of them outside of the restricted zone. Page 8.

Blast Zone North of Eruption Trail - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
View of the blast zone from the Eruption Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The terrain is still barren of trees after 30 years. Page 6.

Mount St. Helens Photos - Johnston Ridge Hike
Photos of hiking the Eruption Trail and Boundary Trail to Spirit Lake, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, 30 years after the 1980 eruption.

Mount St. Helens Photos - Johnston Ridge Hike
Photos of hiking the Eruption Trail and Boundary Trail to Spirit Lake, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, 30 years after the 1980 eruption.

Boundary Trail View to Spirit Lake Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Boundary Trail view to Spirit Lake at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. This natural trail is exposed with amazing vistas. Page 9.

Stay on the Trail Sign - Mount St. Helens
Stay on the Trail sign at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. A mountain of rock is enough, your feet are not welcomed by the fragile plants. Page 12.

Penstemon Photo
Penstemon wildflower seen at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Shrubs and drought-tolerant plants have returned in the blast zone. Page 15.

Boundary Trail on Johnston Ridge - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Boundary Trail on Johnston Ridge at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Pass the memorial and see wildflowers and the crater. Page 10.

Mount St. Helens as Seen From the Boundary Trail Traverse
Mount St. Helens as seen from the Boundary Trail Traverse. You can see into the crater when it is not covered by low clouds. See the lava dome. Page 11.

Blast Zone Trees - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Blast Zone trees still show white carcasses 30 years after the eruption at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Shrubs have returned. Page 13.

White Chunks of Mountain from Lateral Blast - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument - Boundary Trail
White chunks of mountain from the lateral blast are still seen 30 years after the eruption of Mount St. Helens. The area is slowly recovering. Page 14.

Mount St. Helens - Harry's Ridge Trail Sign
Harry's Ridge Trail Sign - Mount St. Helens. Page 26.

Tel Aviv Promenade Photos - Walking the Tel Aviv Promenade to Jaffa
Photo tour of the Tel Aviv Promenade along the Mediterranean Sea from Tel Aviv to Jaffa (Yafo) Israel. This is a pleasant walking path to enjoy.

Tel Aviv Marina and Mediterranean Sea View
Photo of the Tel Aviv Marina and a view of the Mediterranean Sea at Gordon Beach, start of the Promenade that you can walk to Yafo.

Sign Post at Port of Jaffa Israel
Sign post at the Port of Jaffa Israel shows me the way during my walk from Tel Aviv to Jaffa on the Promenade. Signs are in three languages. Page 11.

Port of Jaffa Israel
My walk on the Tel Aviv Promenade brings me to the Port of Jaffa, Israel. This city has been inhabited since 7500 BC any may have hosted Jonah. Page 12.

Slope of Jaffa Park
Photo of the Slope of Jaffa Park, Israel, on the walk from Tel Aviv to Jaffa. A path circles the hill up to a viewpoint. The park has playgrounds. Page 13.

View of Jaffa Port from Slope of Jaffa Park
View of Jaffa Port from the Slope of Jaffa Park during my walk from Tel Aviv to Jaffa on the Promenade. Circling up the hill gives you this vista. Page 14.

Bicycle and Walking Path Slope of Jaffa Park Israel
Bicycle and walking path at the Slope of Jaffa Park, Israel. This park provides great places to stretch your legs or take a stroll, but no restrooms. Page 15.

View of Tel Aviv from Jaffa Israel
View of Tel Aviv from Jaffa Israel, on the hill with a good vista. You can use restrooms at the Visitor's Center and St. Peters Church. Page 17.

Ottoman Clock Tower Jaffa Israel
Ottoman Clock Tower in Jaffa, Israel. The old town has many restaurants and coffee shops and is a pleasant place to stroll around day or night. Page 16.

Shlomo Cheech Lahat Promenade - Tel Aviv Israel
Photo of the Shlomo Cheech Lahat Promenad in Tel Aviv, Israel. You can enjoy the sandy beach here or use the sun shelter while people watching. Page 3.

Seaside Greenfields Exercise Stations in Tel Aviv Israel
Seaside Greenfield Sport Parks exercise stations in Tel Aviv,Israel. You can enjoy a free workout on this outdoor gym equipment in the public park. Page 6.

Charles Clore Park Tel Aviv Israel
A photo of walking in Charles Clore Park, Tel Aviv, Israel. This pleasant park extends for a mile along the sea between Tel Aviv and Jaffa (Jafo). Page 4.

Charles Clore Park Walkways on Mediterranean Sea Tel Aviv Israel
A photo of walking the Charles Clore Park walkways on the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel. This park has wide walking paths to enjoy. Page 5.

Etzel House Museum Tel Aviv Israel
Photo of the Etzel House Museum, Tel Aviv,Israel. It explores the story of the takeover of Jaffa by troops led by Menachem Begin in 1948. Page 7.

View of Jaffa Israel from Promenade
View of Jaffa, Israel from the Seaside Promenade. The path along the sea connects Tel Aviv at Gordon Beach with Yafo. There are restaurants and parks. Page 8.

Walking Marker Between Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa Israel
Photo of a walking marker between Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa, Israel. The pathway extends five kilometers between Gordon Beach and Yafo. Page 9.

Sign to Jaffa Visitors Center from Promenade
Photo of a sign to Jaffa Visitors Center from the Promenade. The path extends five kilometers from the Marina and Gordon Beach to Yafo. Page 10.

Tel Aviv Promenade on Mediterranean Sea
Photo of the Tel Aviv Promenade on the Mediterranean Sea at dawn near Gordon Beach, just south of the Marina. A lovely morning walking path. Page 2.

The Step Diet - Book Review
The Step Diet book coaches you to lose weight by increasing your activity using a pedometer or step counter and decreasing the amount you eat.

The Right Shoes for Walking - Advice from a Shoe Expert
How to find the best walking shoe, tips from a shoe fit expert. Do you know how to select the right shoe for fitness walking?

Racewalking Publications and Video
Racewalking videos, books, magazines and publications

Marathon de Mayo Medal and Shirt Photo - Reno, Nevada
Photos of the finisher medal and shirt from the 2007 Quepasa Half Marathon at the Marathon de Mayo, Reno, Nevada.

Marathon de Mayo Photos - Route Signs
Marathon de Mayo Photos - Route Signs. Page 7.

Marathon de Mayo Photos - Windy Hill Loop
Marathon de Mayo Photos - Windy Hill Loop. Page 11.

Marathon de Mayo Start Photo - Reno Nevada
Marathon de Mayo Start Photo. The Marathon de Mayo starts under the famous Reno Arch on Virginia Street and proceeds south on Virginia Street. Page 6.

Marathon de Mayo Photos - On the Route
Marathon de Mayo Photos - On the Route. Page 10.

Marathon de Mayo - Plastic Buns Await the Start
Marathon de Mayo - a runner wearing plastic buns awaits the delayed start. Page 4.

Marathon de Mayo Half Marathon Route Photos - Through Horse Country - Reno, Nevada
Marathon de Mayo Half Marathon Route Photos - Through Horse Country in Reno, Nevada. Page 12.

Marathon de Mayo Half Marathon Route Photos - Windy Hill Views
Marathon de Mayo Half Marathon Route Photos - Windy Hill Views. Page 14.

Stations of the Cross - Between Stations 2 and 3 - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
On the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem -- Stations of the Cross - vendors line the route between Stations 2 and 3. Page 3.

Paving Stones Near Station 3 Jesus Falls the First Time - Stations of the Cross - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
Paving stones near Station 3 of the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Where Jesus fell the first time while carrying the cross. Page 5.

Signs on the Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
A photo from the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem - Stations of the Cross number five, Simon of Cyrene.

Walking the Via Dolorosa - Stations of the Cross - Jerusalem Israel
Photos of a walking tour of the Via Dolorosa, the stations of the cross in Jerusalem, Israel. This pilgrimage walk has been walked by the faithful for centuries.

King David's Tomb - Jerusalem
King David's Tomb - Jerusalem. Walking. Page 14.

Station 9 Jesus Falls the Third Time - Stations of the Cross - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
Station 9 of the Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Jesus falls the third time. Page 10.

Franciscan Monastery of the Flagellation - Stations of the Cross - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
Photo of the Franciscan Monastery of the Flagellation - Stations of the Cross - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem. Page 2.

Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem - Stations of the Cross
Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem - Stations of the Cross. Page 13.

Jesus Meets His Mother - Stations of the Cross Station 4 - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
A photo from the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. At Station 4, Jesus Meets His Mother - Stations of the Cross. Page 4.

Penitents Carry Cross - Stations of the Cross Station 5 - Via Dolorosa - Jerusalem
Penitents carry a cross, reenacting the Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Page 6.

Altar of the Crucifixion - Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Jerusalem
Photo of the Altar of the Crucifixion - Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Jerusalem. Page 12.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Jerusalem
Photo of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Jerusalem. Page 11.

NewREcipeACME - Jan29
NewREcipeACME - Jan29. Walking.

Racewalking Event Calendars
Racewalking events calendars schedules fixtures

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Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 20.

Not Poison Oak but Real Oak - Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 11.

Not Poison Oak - Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 10.

Oaky Not Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
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Oregon Grape Not Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
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Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 19.

Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 13.

Poison Oak and Blackberry Vine Photo - Poison Oak Photos - Is It Poison Oak or Not
Poison Oak and Blackberry Vine. Is that plant poison oak or not? These photos show poison oak leaves in several shapes and the plants it is imitating. Page 9.