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Walking Calories Calculator by Pace and Distance
Use this walking calories calculator to find how many calories you burn at different paces and distances. Enter your weight, pace and miles walked to get calories burned.
Thanksgiving Calorie Calculator: How Far to...
Use the Thanksgiving calorie calculator to total your Thanksgiving dinner calories and see how far you must walk in steps, miles and kilometers to burn them off.
How to Burn More Calories When You Walk
How many calories do you burn walking? Use this chart of walking calories burned at each speed, and at weights from 100 to 300 pounds.
The 10 Best Cushioned Shoes for Walkers
Walkers need cushioned shoes when they go for longer walks or they will be doing a lot of standing. Here are top picks for cushioned shoes for fitness walkers.
How Many Walking Steps are There in a Mile?
How many steps per mile do walkers walk? How many steps per mile should you expect to see on your pedometer?
10 Gifts for Walkers Under \$25
Top picks for walking gifts for under $25. Stuff a stocking with these Inexpensive gifts for walkers.
15 Pedometer Watches and Smartwatches to Track...
Use these fitness smartwatches and pedometer watches to count your steps and track your workouts without having to wear multiple devices.
The Fitbit Charge HR Tracks Your Heart Rate...
The Fitbit Charge HR fitness band has continuous heart rate readings without a strap, in addition to tracking steps, distance, calories and sleep.
Walking Calorie and Distance Calculator by...
Enter your pedometer steps and weight to find out how many calories you burned and how far you have walked.
10 Best Gifts for the Walking Woman
What do walking women want? Here are the top picks for gifts for walking women for birthdays, holidays, Christmas and Mothers Day.
4 Common Causes of Burning Feet and How to...
What causes burning feet? Here are the most common causes for hot and burning feet and ways to treat them.
Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Conversion...
How to convert Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures with a calculator and with equations to do the math yourself
10 Best Fitness Bands for Your Wrist
Reviews of wristband activity monitor pedometers. Wear these on your wrist all day to track your steps and view your physical activity online or on a phone app.
6 Apps That Reward You for Walking
Put your steps to work with these apps to earn money or rewards. You can motivate yourself to walk more for yourself or for charity.
How to Walk for Weight Loss
You can use walking to burn fat and calories and help you lose weight. Here is how much, how often, how fast and how far you need to walk.
Calories Per Day Calculator - Basal Metabolic...
How many calories per day do you burn? Use this calculator to find how many calories you should eat per day to balance those you burn off -- your basal metabolic rate.
Best Walking Shoes for 9 Walking Styles
Top picks lists and reviews of the best walking shoes by shoe types, including performance, motion control, trail shoes, toning shoes and walking sandals.
Walking Calories and Distance Calculator by...
Find out how many walking calories you burn per minute walking, and how far you will have walked.
What's the Ideal Pace for Brisk Walking?
Brisk walking is often recommended for fitness and to reduce health risks. But how fast is brisk walking and how does it feel?
How to Choose the Best Pedometer
What is the best kind of pedometer to buy? Use these tips and reviews to choose the best pedometer with the accuracy and features you want.
Which New Fitbit Will Fit You Best?
Which Fitbit will work best for to track your activity, walking steps, diet, sleep and more? Meet the new Fitbits and current popular models.
How Long Do You Need to Walk Each Day for...
How long should you walk lose weight? Find out how long and how far you should walk each day to burn fat and help in your weight loss program.
The 10 Best Pedometers for Counting Your Steps
Best Pedometers: Top picks for walking pedometers to count steps and measure distance and calories.
How Many Steps Per Day Does the Average...
Pedometer researchers find what is typical for total daily steps taken by men and women.
Don't Ignore Burning Feet or Numb Toes
Don't ignore burning feet or numb toes -- they may be signs of dangerous diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which can lead to foot ulcers and amputation.
Top 9 Walking Shoes With Motion Control...
Top picks for motion control shoes for walking and running. Overpronators need motion control shoes to correct their gait and prevent injury.
10 Things to Stop Doing if You Want to Walk Off...
If you want to walk off weight, here are ten things to stop doing in order to make your walking more effective for weight loss.
Why Do My Hands Swell Up When I Walk?
Why do your hands swell and your fingers get fat and puffy while walking? We find out what causes swollen hands and give tips to reduce the effect.
Best Gifts to Delight Walkers
Do you need ideas for what to give the walker on your list? Browse these picks for walking gifts for any occasion they will love to receive and use.
Apps and Monitors to Reduce Sitting Time
What apps and gadgets can help you reduce the amount of time you spend sitting and inactive each day? We list and review them.
7 Benefits of Speed Walking
What are the effects you see with increased walking speed? Here is how speedwalking can improve your walking workouts.
How Far Is That? Miles and Kilometers at...
How many miles are in a kilometer, a 5K, a 10K, a marathon, or a half marathon and vice versa? How long does it take to walk each distance?
On Your Feet All Day? Check Out These...
Top picks for comfort shoes for problem feet. These shoes are designed for those who are on their feet all day, especially for those who have pain when wearing other shoes.
The 10 Best Stability Shoes for Walkers
Stability shoes provide support for walkers and may have a small amount of motion control. Here are top picks for stability shoes for walkers.
Love to Walk? Check Out Our 10 Best Picks for...
Top picks for lightweight performance trainers walking shoes. These shoes for neutral feet allow you to walk with power and speed.
Ideal Weight Calculator for Adults
What is the right weight for your height? Use this ideal weight calculator for women and men.
Will Walking 10000 Steps per Day Really Help...
Question: Where did the figure of walking 10,000 steps per day for fitness and weight loss come from? Is there research that supports this?
Top 12 Items for Night Walking and Jogging Safety
To be safe when walking at night, you need to glow from head to toe. Here are my top picks for night reflective gear and lights for night walking safety.
Is It Better to Walk Outdoors or on a Treadmill?
Which is better -- treadmill indoors or walking outdoors? Is walking inside on the treadmill as good as walking outside on a track or sidewalk? Find out the advantages and disadvantages of treadmill vs. outside walking.
What Are Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs?
Why does your heel or bottom of your foot hurt when you walk? Plantar fasciitis and heel spur are common causes of walking foot pain.
How to Pick the Right Walking Shoe
How to choose the best walking shoes. What to look for in a fitness walking shoe, the different types available, shoe reviews and top picks for each type.
What Exactly Is Moderate Intensity Exercise?
What is moderate intensity exercise? What types of exercise are defined as moderate intensity exercise?
How You Should Dress to Walk in Cold Weather
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.
Why Do My Toes Go Numb When Walking on the...
What might be causing your toes to go numb when walking? Toe numbness may be due to shoes problems, peripheral neuropathy or other conditions.
How Many Steps to Add to Your Pedometer Total...
Here's how many pedometer steps per minute to credit yourself for 115 activities, from biking to yoga, that would burn the same number of calories.
How Many Calories Can You Burn While Walking?
Use these online walking calories and distance calculators to see how much you have burned off and how far you have walked.
Your New Treadmill Walking Plan for Weight Loss
Use this weekly plan to walk off weight on the treadmill. Use your treadmill for a variety of walking workouts.
What to Wear for Winter Walking
How to dress for cold weather walking comfort. How to layer your winter walking clothes and keep warm and dry head to foot.
Set the Pace for Fat Burning with These Walking...
How fast should you walk to lose weight and burn fat? Here is what a fat-burning walking pace feels like, and how to walk fast enough for weight loss.
Target Heart Rate Calculator
Use this target heart rate calculator to find your beats per minute for any percentage of maximum, plus the best exercise intensity zone.
Our Top 9 Picks for the Best Walking Sandals
Walking sandals for fitness walking and trail walking need good support and stability. Here are top picks for sandals to wear on the trail or for fitness walking.
Best Walker-Friendly Running Marathons
Choose to walk a marathon. These top marathons are for both walkers and runners, with a time cut-off generous enough for walkers to participate.
Manual vs Motorized: Which Type of Treadmill is...
Manual treadmills cost far less than motorized treadmills, but are they as effective?
Top 12 Outdoor Walking Sticks for Style and...
Top picks for single walking sticks or hiking staffs or hiking sticks. Use these sticks for stability on the trail.
The 10 Best Budget Treadmills
If you are looking for a budget treadmill priced from $500 to $1500, here are good picks according to several treadmill review sources.
Tricks for Lacing 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.
4 Fun Pedometers for Kids
Top picks for pedometers for children, pre-teens and teens. Kids will have fun moving with these pedometers.
8 Pedometer Apps to Get You Moving
Pedometer apps use your mobile's built-in accelerometer to track your daily steps, workouts, and activity data. Here are the top-rated ones for iOS and Android.
How to Set Your Pedometer or Fitness Band for...
Is the distance measure off on your pedometer or fitness band? Here is how to measure and set the stride length or step length for better pedometer accuracy.
The 10 Walking Mistakes You Should Avoid
Avoid these 10 walking mistakes in your fitness walking to walk smoother, faster and more comfortably. Walking mistake #1 is overstriding.
Free 10-Week Walking Fitness Program
The Walk of Life Program is a free 10-week walking program for fitness and weight loss. Each day you get a walking workout, exercises, and healthy eating tips.
4 Big Differences Between Running Shoes and...
What are the differences between a running shoe and a walking shoe? Find out what makes a running shoe different from a walking shoe.
Do You Get this Leg Rash Walking in Hot Weather?
Golfer's vasculitis is a heat rash many walkers experience after walking in the heat. It is a non-itchy red rash seen on the lower leg after walking in hot weather.
Don't Sit - Score 10,000 Steps During the Big...
Don't sit through the big game - here's how to rack up 10,000 steps on your pedometer while watching a football game.
Walking Distance Converter Calculators -...
Walking distance calculators for converting kilometers to miles, with estimated walking time.
How to Get Results from a Weekly Walking...
What is your maximum heart rate based on your age? Page 3.
How Can You Measure How Fast You are Walking?
How do you find out how fast you are walking? What are the rules of thumb and the best ways to measure walking speed?
Getting from the Couch to a 5K Walk for Beginners
This training schedule will allow beginner walkers to enjoy their first 5K walking event.
11 Great Picks for Fitness Walking Socks
Top picks for walking sock that can wick away sweat to help prevent blisters for walkers..
10 Ways to Keep Your Feet Warm on a Cold Walk
How you keep your feet warm on a cold winter walk? Here are tactics and tricks to use.
BMI Calculator - Body Mass Index
Use this BMI calculator to find your Body Mass Index. Enter your height and weight for the calculation, which is an indicator of whether you are overweight.
9 Products to Relieve the Pain of Plantar...
Top picks for relief of plantar fasciitis and heel spur heel pain. If you have been diagnosed with these painful foot conditions, these items may help relieve the pain as you heal.
Walking and Running Pace and Speed Calculator
Pace calculator for walkers and runners. Enter your finish time and distance to find your pace, or your pace to find your finish time or final distance.
Get the Most from the Fitbit Flex Fitness Band...
A review of the Fitbit Flex, a wristband activity monitor pedometer that syncs wirelessly with PC, Mac and iOS and Android apps.
How to Boost Your Walking Speed
How to walk faster. If you want to speed up your walking, use these techniques and drills to learn to walk faster.
How a 20-Minute Walk Can Save Your Life
A simple 20-minute brisk walk each day may reduce your risks of death. Inactivity kills twice as many people as obesity, according to a large study.
Get the Right Shoes for Overpronation or...
What are pronation, overpronation and supination? Find out how your feet roll with each step and how that affects your walking gait and what shoes you need.
10 Gifts to Please the Walking Man
What to get for the guy who likes walking? Here are ideas for gifts and gadgets that will keep the walking man moving in comfort and style.
The Top 8 Things to Consider Before You Buy a...
How can you find the best home treadmill? Tips for buying a treadmill and top picks in each price range.
The Newest Gadget to Improve Your Daily Walk
How well does the Pebble smart watch work for walkers as a pedometer and fitness monitor? The Pebble UP watch app is a winner.
Is the Fitbit Surge Worth the Splurge?
The Fitbit Surge super watch has GPS for speed and distance, strapless continuous heart rate, plus all-day steps, calories, and sleep tracking.
10 Slick Waterproof Jackets for Rainy Days
Top picks for waterproof jackets for walking in the rain.
Use These Online Tools and Apps to Plan a...
How to map your walks with an app or online walking route planner, including Google Maps. Create a map and directions for a walking workout or a route to a destination.
Get Moving with the Fitbit Charge Fitness Band...
The Fitbit Charge fitness band pedometer displays steps and time and you can track workouts and sleep. View your data with the app and online.
When Should You Replace Your Walking Shoes?
How often should you replace your walking shoes? How do you know when it's time to get new shoes?
How to Start a New Walking Program for Beginners
Find out how to start walking for health, fitness, and weight control with this beginner's walking lesson.
What's the Best Time of Day to Walk? Morning -...
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.
What is Black Toenail?
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 toenail grows out.
The Top 11 Trail Shoes for Walkers
Top picks for trail shoes for walkers and runners who need traction and foot protection for natural trails.
10 Key Treadmill Walking Mistakes to Avoid
Get the most out of your treadmill workouts by avoiding common walking mistakes.
What Is Anaerobic Metabolism?
Definition of anaerobic metabolism.
What Happens When You Get a Black Toenail?
Walkers and runners get black toenails from their toes hitting the front of their shoes. These black toenail photos show what happens as you get a black toenail and lose it.
Is the FitBit One Activity Tracker Worth the...
A review of the Fitbit One, a wireless activity monitor and sleep tracker.
Track Your Sleep with these Smart Activity...
Reviews of activity monitors and pedometers that also track your sleep quality.
The Target Heart Rate Zones for Different Types...
What are the different heart rate training zones? Find out what each zone feels like and the benefits of working out in the different zones. Page 2.
Can You Wear Running Shoes for Fitness Walking?
Can you wear running shoes for walking? What should you look for in a shoe to determine whether it will work for walking?
8 Great Folding Treadmills for Small Spaces
Top picks for best folding treadmills for walkers and runners, chosen from treadmill reviews.
How to Tell if You're an Overpronator
What are the signs that you overpronate and will need motion control shoes or inserts to correct overpronation?
11 Rules for Staying Safe While Walking
Be careful out there. Use these walking safety rules to help keep you safe while walking.
Improve Your Walking Routine with Good Body...
How to use the proper posture for walking comfort and efficient walking technique. Straighten up and look ahead to be able to walk faster and longer.
How Much Exercise Do You Need if You are Over 65?
If you're over age 65, how much exercise do you need? What kind? The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association issue their recommendations.
What to Know Before You Buy Walking Poles
Points to consider before buying fitness walking poles or trekking poles, including whether to buy a single walking stick or a pair of poles.
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. Learn how to identify it.
10 Top Picks for Pocket Pedometers
New pocket pedometer designs can be carried in your pocket or on a lanyard rather than clipped to your waistband. Here are top picks for pocket pedometers.
How to Use the Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity...
The Fitbit Zip is a wireless activity tracker pedometer that can sync with smartphones via bluetooth and the Fitbit app.
How to Make Your Own Walking Stick
Expert walking stick creator William Jones shows how to make a wooden walking stick or hiking stick. Use these instructions to create your own wooden walking stick.
5 Gadgets to Boost Your Walking Workouts
Top gadgets for walking including heart monitors and speedometers
Does Running Burn More Calories than Walking?
Does running burn more calories than walking? It all depends on the math you use and how far you walk or run.
10 Walking Speedometers and Apps to Measure...
How fast are you walking? How far have you gone? Top picks for speedometers and odometers for walkers to measure their walking speed and distance.
Which Pedometers are the Most Accurate?
Research finds the most accurate pedometers to wear to count daily step totals.
Tips for Avoiding and Treating Shin Splints
How to prevent and treat shin splints when you walk or run. Tactics include using the right stride, shin stretches and finding the right shoes.
What to Look for When You Buy Walking Shoes
Before you buy walking shoes: how to select the right walking shoes for your feet, stride, and pace. How to get fit right for walking shoes.
What to Eat Before a Morning Walking Workout
What should you eat before a morning exercise walk? Should you eat after walking?
What You Can Do for Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain and heel pain for walkers. Find out about prevention and treatment for this condition.
Best Foot Gear for Walking on Ice and Snow
Reviews of gear to add safety for walking on ice and walking in snow. Slip-on ice cleats can give extra safety in walking in snow and walking on ice
Best Apps for Walkers - Readers' Choice Awards
Finalists in the walking app category for the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.
Are You Walking in the Fat-Burning Zone?
Walking is great for fat-burning workout. How long and at what speed and intensity should you walk to burn the most fat?
Stop Thinking That Walking Will Give You Big...
Will you get big legs from walking, especially walking on an incline or uphill? Lorra Garrick explains how aerobic exercise such as walking, running, or hiking tones lean muscle and not bulk.
Here's Our Extensive List of Songs to Walk To
Song titles about walking and songs for walkers
Omron HJ-321 Smart Pedometer Review
The Omron HJ-321 Tri-Axis Pedometer Review is a highly accurate 3D smart sensor pedometer with seven-day memory.
How Many Treadmill Calories Are You Really...
How many treadmill calories are you really burning? Find the most accurate ways to estimate your treadmill calories burned.
Walking Distance Converter Calculator - Convert...
Walking distance calculator for converting miles to kilometers, with estimated walking time.
10 Ways to Keep Your Ears Warm
Items to keep your ears warm while walking, including hats, ear warmers and balaclavas.
Beginners: Use This Schedule to Train for Your...
Train to walk your first 10K walk with this training schedule for beginner walkers. More advanced walkers can use it to build speed and endurance.
8 Bad Gift Ideas for Walkers
Take these items off of your list of what to give a walker.
Use this Warm-Up Stretching Routine Before Your...
A warm-up stretching routine for walkers.
Top Picks for Racewalking Shoes
Racewalking shoes must be very flexible and lightweight. Here are top picks for shoes to wear when using racewalk technique.
How to Build Up a Walking Schedule for...
Use this weekly walking workout schedule to walk for weight loss. Vary your walks and be consistent to lose weight.
What Are the Best Shoes for Fast Walking?
What should you look for in shoes if you want to walk faster? Here are the ways to judge whether a shoe will be good for speedwalking or racewalking.
How to Effectively Prevent and Treat Blisters
How can you prevent getting blisters on your feet from walking or running? Here are different ways to prevent blisters.
How to Get Started Racewalking
Learn how to racewalk. This tutorial gives you the basics of racewalking technique, from coach Judy Heller of Ero-Fit.
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke for...
Warning signs for heart attack or stroke when walking. Seek immediate help if you have these symptoms.
12 Things to Keep Your Shoelaces Tied
Tired of laces that come untied? Try these shoelace locks and systems to keep your shoelaces tied.
How to Prevent Runners' Trots
Few things are more embarrassing that exercise-related diarrhea. Find out how to prevent runners' trots, flatulence or gas during your workouts.
Take this 30-Minute Park Walk to Reduce Stress...
Walking in a green space can reduce stress and boost your mood. Use this 30-minute easy walking workout to maximize the effects of walking in a park.
How to Start Racewalking
A step-by-step tutorial on how to racewalk with Olympic racewalking technique, from coach Judy Heller of Ero-Fit and Associates. Learn how to walk fast.
A 1-Minute Stretch for Your Shins
Learn how to properly and effectively stretch your shins with these instructions for stretching the anterior tibialis muscles.
Misfit Shine - Stylish Activity Monitor Review
The Misfit Shine activity tracker is a a great piece of jewelry that tracks activity, workouts, sleep and more.
Small Business Finds for Walkers
If you want unique walking gear, shop these small businesses that produce items we walkers love. I've found these at race expos and online.
Brisk Walking Keeps You Thinner than Other...
Brisk walking beats other moderately-intense exercise for keeping you slim, according to a long term study. Thirty minutes per day works best.
Which Type of Walking Shoe is Right For You?
Which type of walking shoe is best for you? Tips on who needs motion control shoes, stability shoes, lightweight performance trainers, or cushioned shoes.
Rockport 1-Mile Walking Fitness Test Calculator...
Use this walking fitness test calculator to do a Rockport Walking Fitness Test to calculate your VO2Max and reveal your fitness level.
Here's What You Need to Know About SAS Walking...
SAS Shoes have been favorites among walkers for over 25 years. These SAS shoe reviews show what walkers like about them.
How a 30-Minute Walk Each Day Can Keep the Fat...
A clinical study shows walking or running 30 minutes a day prevents weight gain. More activity showed weight and fat loss.
Do You Get Itchy Legs When You Exercise?
Do you get itchy legs when you walk or exercise? Here are some of the symptoms and causes for this irritating problem.
What Kind of Pants are Best for Fitness Walking?
Find the right pants for fitness walking. You need pants that move well and dry fast.
Best Fitness Walking Poles
Top picks for fitness walking poles or nordic walking poles that come in pairs. These poles are used to give a better walking workout.
Simple Ways to Track Your Walks
Use these walking logs and journal calendars to track your walking distance, speed, time and notes. Free printable logs and an Excel spreadsheet.
How Many Pedometer Steps Per Day do Children...
How many steps per day do children need to maintain a healthy body? Research studies tell how many pedometer steps kids need for healthy activity.
Is Dr. Scholl's Footmapping Useful?
The Dr. Scholl's Footmapping kiosks measure feet and recommend one of the Dr. Scholls Custom Fit orthotics. Podiatrists comment on the proper use of this technology.

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