There’s a reason many doctors recommend walking for exercise. Not only is it extremely beneficial for your health, but it’s an exercise that most people can do. If you’re an avid walker like me, then you know walking the same route and listening to the same songs eventually gets boring. Don’t worry though… walking is our thing and we got you covered. In this blog post, we’ll outline 9 ways to spice up your walking routine.
Let’s Get MUVin’!
Exercise Focused Walking
Need some help defining an interval walking plan? Try this 30-minute routine
If resistance bands are more your thing, then check out this video from Fitness With Cindy!
According to the American Nordic Walking Association, Nordic pole walking uses 90% of muscles versus 40% walking or running.
In a study by Standford University, researchers found that walking boosts creative output, on average, by 60%. No wonder a lot of successful entrepreneurs have walking meetings. The next time you and someone else have a creative project to tackle, give it some legs and go on a walk. It may be just what you need!
Stressful day? Take a deep breath or quite a few. Strip away the stress of the day and be completely present on your next walk. The techniques used in static meditation can be applied while on a walk. Leave the house stressed, and return refreshed! My kind of walk.
Of course, we had to add the miniTREAD® to the list. The miniTREAD is the evolution of the treadmill to walk while seated. Take 10 seconds and think about all the things you do while sitting. Now imagine a miniTREAD at your feet keeping you healthy, strong, focused and feeling good. No more choosing between exercise and the season premiere of your favorite show. Do it at the same time!
Walk This Way
Now that you have 9 different ways to spice up your walking routine, what are you waiting for? Any way you choose to walk is doing great things for your health. Get out there and get MUVin’ or walk while seated with miniTREAD®.