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Beginners Walking ScheduleIt is wise to start with a 15 or 30 minute walk each day and build up from there, adding 5 to 10 minutes to the walking session time per week. If walking 30 minutes is no strain on you at all, you can increase your longest walk of the week to an hour and continue to build up your walking time from there by adding 15-30 minutes more each week.
Beginner's Walking Schedule
How Far is Too Far Without Training?Most people whose feet are not prepared by toughening up on previous walks will have blisters by 10 or 12 miles. Going past 6 miles should be done by steadily increasing the longest mileage by 1 mile a week or 2 miles every 2 weeks. An untrained person should not enter a half-marathon or marathon unless they begin to train seriously 3 months in advance for a half-marathon and 9 months ahead for a marathon.
Training for a Marathon or Half-Marathon
Cautions for People With DiabetesPeople with diabetes need to use caution and discuss their exercise plans with their health care provider. This is true both for blood sugar level concerns and for foot care. Blisters must be avoided through use of lubricants, pads, and wicking socks.
Ten Tips for Walking With Diabetes
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How Far is That? Miles to Kilometers Chart
How Far is That? Kilometers to Miles Chart