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!
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- To kick off the start of a new walking group based in the greater Las Vegas area, organizers will host a free, 90-minute walking workshop showcasing three different styles for fitness or competition. Presenters will be 2019 National Senior Games power walk champion Sandi Stapleton and veteran race walker Bonnie Parrish-Kell. When: Saturday, Sept. 21, … [Read more...] about New Las Vegas Walking Group to Host Workshop, Workout
Here is your handy resource page for links to my results posts of the women's race walk and power walk events at the 2019 National Senior Games. I hope you'll be inspired to get outside and start walking for fitness...and perhaps a bit of glory! Women's 1500 Meter Race Walk ResultsWomen's 5K Race Walk ResultsWomen's 1500 Meter Power Walk ResultsWomen's 5K Power Walk … [Read more...] about Walk for Fitness & Glory – Results from 2019 National Senior Games
More than 100 women ages 50 through 89 challenged themselves and each other in the 5K power walk contests that took place at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque, NM for the 2019 National Senior Games. The races started mid-morning under blue skies streaked with wispy clouds. As the day progressed with women's and men's races taking place, those gentle clouds grew thick and … [Read more...] about Women’s 5K Power Walk Race Results — 2019 National Senior Games
Power walk debuted as an "open" sport at this year's National Senior Games. Unlike other events, participants did not have to first qualify at a state senior games or other recognized event. Turn out surpassed expectations! More than 300 men and women registered for the 1500 meter races, and nearly 250 signed up for the 5K races. Many of the athletes competed in other … [Read more...] about Women’s 1500m Power Walk Results — 2019 National Senior Games