Articles touting the benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day pop up on a regular basis in my various news and social media feeds. This one popped up today and I think it contains pretty good information in quick, easy-to-read format. Unlike most articles, the author's sources do recommend starting off easy (and to wear running shoes). That's one of my cardinal rules: If you … [Read more...] about Want to Walk 10,000 Steps a Day…Starting Today? Slow Down!
The United States Power Walking Association (USPWA), a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has formed to promote the positive aspects of power walking as both a recreational and competitive sport. It is intended to complement, and be an alternative to, the sport of race walking. With the support of walkers from around the nation, the organization's goal is to see power walking become … [Read more...] about New Organization Seeks Power Walking Addition at National Senior Games
Updated: 05/11/2016 I discovered this afternoon schedule of sporting events for the inaugural Americas Masters Games is now final and posted on their website. Here is a screen shot of the schedule for your reference: Let me know if you're planning to participate by commenting below. Good luck!! … [Read more...] about UPDATED! Sports Schedule Released by Americas Masters Games
Participating in women-only road and trail running races provide a less stressful experience for beginner walkers and runners, women who are self-conscious about their ability or body, or women who may be nervous about entering a so-called "real" race. These events focus on fun, friendship, and support. Below is a listing of numerous women-only road running races (and a … [Read more...] about 2016 Women’s Only Running Races in U.S. & Canada
Women-only road and trail running races are fun, friendly and supportive. Many are perfect for Divas starting out on a walking or running program because the focus is on participation, not fast times! Listed here are numerous women-only road running races (and a handful of trail races) set for 2015 in the United States and Canada (in alphabetical order first by state or … [Read more...] about 2015 Women’s Only Running Races in U.S. & Canada