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Walking for Weight Loss

Wellness & Energy

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Walking for Weight Loss, Wellness & Energy was made from certified wellness coach, Jessica Smith. This fitness expert has been in the industry for more than 10 years and started her fitness journey over 40 pounds ago with her own body. She's starred in multiple best-selling workout DVDs, been featured in Seventeen Magazine, and is the creator of the 10 Pounds DOWN DVD series. Also on her resume is co-author for the book "Thin in 10".

Smith earned her BA in communications from Fordham University. Her certifications include the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America the International Sports and Conditioning Association, Powerhouse Pilates (in both mat & reformer method), Martial Fusion and Johnny G’s Spinning Program.

PRO
  • Great for beginners
  • Great for those recovering from an injury
  • Very little space needed
  • No equipment needed
CON
  • The exercises are strictly cardio
  • Little rest
  • May not be the best fit for anyone who's looking to lose serious weight
DIET and NUTRITION

This program is a workout DVD only and does not include diet and nutrition advice.

EXERCISE

You'll have two different walks to choose from that each last 30 minutes as well as a warm up and a cool down that each last five minutes. Both walks include visual examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Your first option is the "High Energy Walk" which is the easier version made to keep your heart rate up at a steady pace that can result in endurance building.

Your second option is the "Power Walk" which is the more intense version due to intervals of power walking and jogging. This walk should be done if you desire higher amounts calories burned, but it does require greater cardiovascular stamina.

Both walks keep a quick pace the entire time with very little rest. You'll be tapping, stepping, walking, jogging and even dancing. Upper body movements are used by stretching the arms and moving them around in certain patterns. No body weight moves are performed.

CONCLUSION

In conclusion this walking DVD is a cardio workout made for beginners or those who are recovering from an injury. Smith keeps a high energy throughout the entire workout and will keep your feet constantly moving. Depending on how you're feeling, choose from two different walking workout options with different intensity levels and follow the example of your choice depending on if you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced walker.

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Related Diets: Biggest Loser Power Walk DVD, Cardio Coach, StreetStrider


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