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How to Start Walking


Updated March 15, 2014

Walking Legs in Capris


Wendy Bumgardner © 2011

You're ready to start a walking program or pump up the volume on your current walking habits. Where do you start?

1. Your present fitness/activity level

Total Beginner

Walking Regularly But Want to Walk More

Active, want to build speed or endurance

2. Your Goals

Goal: Weightloss

Goal: Participate in 10K walks

Goal: Participate in marathons and ultras

Goal: Compete in racewalking and walking fast

Goal: Hiking, rugged walking

3. What You'll Need to Start Walking

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