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6 Week Walking Plan

Adapted from My Fitness Pal Walking incorporates so many things that make us healthy: sunshine, fresh air, movement. Here is a great 6-week program developed by Jessica Smith author of "Walk On." Who is with me to start this great program today? When it comes to your walking pace, gauge your intensity on a scale of 1–10 — a 5–6 effort should have you breathing quickly, but still allow you to carry on a conversation easily. An 8–9 effort should have you breathing very heavily and able to answer yes or no questions only. Since your intensity varies with your personal fitness level, vary your speed and power to reach the recommended effort range for each walk. POWER WALK This walk is steady but strong. After walking for 3 minutes...