Technology and Tactics to Rev up Your Walk

October 12, 2012

Frequent walking promotes several health benefits such as disease prevention and stress relief, but finding the time or the motivation to engage in this activity on a daily basis can be cumbersome. Thanks to modern technology and smart walking tips, individuals have a variety of methods and devices to help put some pep in their step.

Popular digital technology and innovative devices that boost motivation and intensify the walking workout include pedometers, smartphone apps, a weighted vest and an on-body monitoring device which measures one’s progress. Other tactics that save time and prevent boredom include holding a walk-and-talk meeting for work, incorporating different activities like sprints or jumping jacks, joining a walking club and changing your walking route in order to enjoy a change of scenery or a new adventure.

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