When you think about working out, you probably imagine lifting weights in a gym and going for a run. Sore muscles and potential backache? Simply part of the process. That’s certainly what I thought as well. So when I was looking for some workouts to do, I wanted something that was low-impact.
Not only are low-impact exercises easier on the joints, but they also come with a lesser risk of injury. So when I learnt that walking – yes, just walking – could be a good workout by itself, I jumped onto it.
It helps your body stay active and keeps the fat off. In fact, the recommended number of steps you should take a day is 10,000. I certainly don’t hit that step count on a daily basis.
Knowing that, I tried these three different walking workouts to try to power walk my way to an active lifestyle. Here are my thoughts: