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Walk Your Way to Better Health in 2009
Date:12/30/2008

r clothes you already have, and remember to layer -- Make sure you have the flexibility to walk indoors and out by wearing layers. If walking outside in colder winter weather, for example, wear a base layer of wicking fabric that keeps moisture away from the skin, an insulating layer such as fleece or wool to keep warm, and a winter jacket with hood if necessary for further protection from the elements.

3. Make a small investment for big gains -- purchase a pedometer* -- If you make one investment as part of your walking efforts, make it a pedometer. Research from Stanford University(1) shows people who use pedometers and set daily step goals walk significantly more than those who don't. However, not all pedometers are equal. If you shake it and hear the pendulum mechanism, it probably isn't accurate. Help meet your 10,000 steps with a GOsmart(R) pedometer with proven accuracy. Some Omron GOsmart models track aerobic steps in addition to regular steps, hook up to a computer for easy tracking of results, or can be placed in a pocket or bag to accurately track distance walked.

4. Add music if you can -- research shows that adding medium tempo music to your walking routine can help keep you motivated. This is especially helpful for indoor walking as it can encourage you to walk faster and burn more calories in the absence of outdoor scenery and variety.

5. Hydrate and check with your doctor -- drink plenty of water before, during, and after walking, and skip the expensive sports drinks or designer waters. They add calories, cost more and are unnecessary for the average exerciser. And be sure to seek medical advice before you start a walking program to ensure you are healthy enough for exercise.

For many people, starting a fitness regime -- even walking -- and evaluating the potential costs associated with exercising can be daunting. Dr. Jampolis added, "For a little extra m
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