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Prevention's Complete Book of Walking: Everything You Need to Know to Walk Your Way to Better Healthby Maggie Spilner
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"There are few people who have done more for walking, or who know more about walking, than Maggie Spilner.... This is truly a walking encyclopedia for the new millennium."--From the foreword by Elaine Ward, founder and director of the North American Racewalking Foundation
From the walking editor of America's number one healthy living magazine comes the definitive guide to America's number one fitness activity: walking.
Join Prevention's Maggie Spilner as she introduces you to the tools and techniques that can help you get more from your walking routine. You'll go farther and faster, with greater comfort and less risk of injury.
Prevention's Complete Book of Walking features:
*Three workout plans to help you walk off extra pounds (page 97) *Step-by-step instructions for finding perfect-fitting shoes (page 47) *Yoga poses that support an efficient, fluid stride (page 131) *A buyer's guide for choosing the best treadmill (page 60) *A complete program to train for a 5-K event (page 151)
Prevention's Complete Book of Walking also features the 6-week Dynamic Walking program developed by Suki Munsell, Ph.D. You'll learn to move your body with grace, control, and power, so you'll get even greater benefit from your walking routine.
As Prevention's walking editor, author Maggie Spilner is known to millions of Prevention readers nationwide. She has written articles appearing in Family Circle, Women's Sports and Fitness, and The Washington Post, among others. She's also the president of the 16,000-member Prevention Walking Club. Now she brings her knowledge and years of experience to America's 32.5 million walkers in Prevention's Complete Book of Walking. This one-stop source includes unique features such as:
* Three workout plans designed specifically for weight loss-the number one reason cited for walking
* A treadmill buyer's guide
* "Maggie's Log": the author's personal observations and reflections on walking
* A six-week Dynamic Walking program to develop good posture and form
* An entire chapter devoted to spirituality
* Yoga poses that enhance flexibility and support an efficient, fluid stride
About the Author
Maggie Spilner has been walking editor for Prevention magazine since 1988 and executive editor of the Prevention Walking Club newsletter since 1986. She leads walking clinics and tours, including the popular Prevention Walker's Rallies, in locations around the country and the world. She lives with her family in Williams Township, Pennsylvania.
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