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Advice on walking shoes from a professional walker

I walk for a living. On the golf course I log at least 7 miles a day as a caddy and I’m happy to share some professional advice on walking shoes. I can attest to one thing: a good pair of walking shoes means the difference between comfort and pain. I learned the hard way….



Wrist Pedometers – Track your walking, get motivated, lose weight.

If you really want to get in shape, lose weight, or train for an upcoming event, add a wrist pedometer to your daily walking routine. Everyone knows how hard it can be to change habits for the better. We all get into ruts, where we’re just going through the motions of our normal, everyday workout. Or…



High-quality socks – The best socks for walking and hiking.

A cushy new pair of socks is one of life’s simple pleasures. When you get the best socks for walking and hiking they fit perfectly, they perform well and they feel so much better than the typical department store socks… It’s like the difference between a store-bought tomato and one grown in your garden. It’s…



Best Walking Shoes For Diabetics – For feet in need of special care

If you have Diabetes, taking care of your feet is critically important. You need to find the very best walking shoes for diabetics, in size and style that fit your feet and your lifestyle. Don’t settle for plain old pair of sneakers. Diabetic Neuropathy (diabetic nerve damage) of the foot is a common complication of…



How to choose the best walking shoes and avoid bad shoe purchases

It’s not easy, finding the best walking shoes for your particular feet. And I hate wasting money on shoes that don’t quite fit. (I wish I had a dollar for every pair I’ve purchased that are a little too snug!) My challenge is finding a shoe with enough room in the toe box, without going…



Best walking shoes for overweight people (info and support you need to keep walking)

When it comes to losing weight, walking is the best form of exercise you can find. Walking is an easy – zero learning curve. Walking is free and accessible to anyone, anytime. Walking is sociable. You can do it with a buddy or spouse, indoors or out. And walking is not likely to cause any…



Best walking shoes for flat feet – when you need extra arch support

According to a 2012 study, 8% of U.S. adults have flat feet. And for that crowd, it’s often hard to find a good pair of walking shoes. It’s also hard to find a good, reliable source of information on the subject. (Believe me, I had to do a lot of digging and researching to find…



Best sandals for walking and traveling – comfortable summer footwear

Summer trips require the best sandals for walking. You need a brand that you can walk comfortably in, all day long. That’s what trips are… long hours on your feet, walking on concrete, seeing the sites and enjoying life. Can’t do that if your feet are killing you. Flip flops are fine for lounging by…



Walking to burn calories: Here’s how far you should you walk to lose weight.

Losing weight is actually a lot easier than you might think… Just track your calorie intake every day and then burn them off walking. You’d be surprised how you can achieve a calorie deficit… where you burn more calories in a day than you take in. Of course if you’re walking to lose weight and…



Engage your upper body too (5 benefits of walking with trekking poles)

Nordic Pole Walking was created in Finland in the early 1990s as a way for Olympic cross-country skiers to train during the summer.  The sport exploded across Europe in the 1990s and has grown to the point where today more than 20% of Finns and about 10-15 million Germans are walking with poles on a…