Intensify Your Walk — Fitbit Blog Video

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Feeling a bit more energetic on your walk than usual? Or a little bored? Well, add a bit of intensity and variety with a few exercises. Lara Rosenbaum, Fitbit fitness editor, shows you how. Adding a few bodyweight moves to … Continue reading

High-Intensity Interval Training Can Start with Walking

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You’ve probably heard all about the amazing benefits of high-intensity interval training — faster fat burning and increased calorie burn both during your workout and for hours after among them. But the simple fact is that some of the exercises … Continue reading

Culture Walks

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Looking for more ways to boost your memory power? Well, if walking can help prevent memory loss as noted in the previous post, imagine what walking and learning at the same time will do. Many communities provide initiatives that combine … Continue reading

Study: Walking Can Reduce Memory Loss

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A recently published study found that any type and level of activity, such as walking, can reduce memory loss. The catch is that you can’t wait until you start losing your memory. You have to start by at least middle … Continue reading

Support National Action Strategy for Walking

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ORGANIZATIONS ARE invited to support the National Action Strategy for Walking, a new initiative that will establish a pan-national voice for walking and pick up the pace of action for creating walkable communities. To date, 34 national, provincial, and local … Continue reading

Your Body & Walking Uphill — Fitbit Video

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Hiking is more than just a way to get your steps in—it torches 50% more calories than a brisk stroll around your neighborhood. Taking your strides uphill and outside packs a punch as a workout and offers surprising health benefits. … Continue reading

New law to protect, enhance Ontario trails system

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Good news for walkers: the Ontario Government passed the Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act, 2016 yesterday. This legislation announced in a news release is designed to ensure the protection and enhancement of Ontario’s trails system. According to the Province’s data, “Ontario … Continue reading