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Walking for Weight-Loss: The Easy Way to Slim Down and Tone Up

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Walking for Weight-Loss takes fitness back to basics.  As a refreshing alternative to complicated aerobic routines and over-priced gym memberships, walking is a form of exercise that is free, enjoyable, and a natural part of our everyday life. It is therefore the obvious way to shed pounds and feel better on a daily basis. You really can lose weight through walking—all you need to do is correct your posture and your technique, work on your stride, speed up your pace and change your focus to transform ...

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Overview

Walking for Weight-Loss takes fitness back to basics.  As a refreshing alternative to complicated aerobic routines and over-priced gym memberships, walking is a form of exercise that is free, enjoyable, and a natural part of our everyday life. It is therefore the obvious way to shed pounds and feel better on a daily basis. You really can lose weight through walking—all you need to do is correct your posture and your technique, work on your stride, speed up your pace and change your focus to transform that everyday saunter into a fat-burning power walk. Lucy Knight guides you through each stage, and shows you:

• how to set yourself realistic goals

• how to assess how hard you are working

• how to try out different styles of walking - Nordic walking, hill walking, race walking, treadmill walking...

• how to follow a compatible, balanced healthy-eating plan so that you see weight-loss results fast

Whether you are walking around the block or in the mountains, on a crisp winter’s day, or in gorgeous sunshine, Walking for Weight-Loss provides the perfect walking program for achieving not only weight-loss, but complete mental and physical health, as well as a new and focused energy.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760786673
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 2/15/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lucy Knight is a professional fitness instructor and trained dancer. She has over a decade of experience in the fitness industry and in that time has seen a new approach to walking change many of her clients’ lives for the better. She has designed and presented twelve fitness programs on video and DVD and provided consultancy for Avon Cosmetics. Lucy’s Gymball Workout promotion for Special K was so successful that sales were double Kellogg’s original expectations. She is the popular fitness agony aunt for the Sunday Mirror and also regularly contributes to magazines such as Tesco Healthy Living Club, Mother and Baby and Slimmer, healthier, fitter. Lucy also wrote the best-selling Exercise Ball for Weight-Loss in the same series for Kyle Cathie.

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  • Posted March 2, 2010

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    Helpful Start To Walking For Better Health

    This kit is great for anyone who is looking towards living a healthier lifestyle without dramatic high impact exercise. The book is easy to read and the tips are really helpful. If gives some good information and some basic education that any beginner can grasp. The pedometer and the weights in the kit make it a great value. Plus the weights really add an "umph" to your walking.

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  • Posted September 12, 2009

    This set was an inspiration to get me moving.

    The book, pedometer and hand weights are a great package and an excellent motivation to begin walking. However the pedometer broke in the first week. The plastic hook that goes over your waist band cracked off. When I tried to exchange it at B&N I was matter of factly refused because I didn't have my receipt. When I suggested the clerk look up the purchase, as I was a member, I was curtly informed that couldn't be done. It is amazing to me that you can send me emails to review my purchases and yet my purchase can't be verified for an even exchange??!! Come on...shouldn't that be one of the advantages of membership. I left as an extremely unhappy shopper having experienced yet another proof that customer service is indeed a nicety of the past.

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