You may be surprised to know that I did NOT take a single walk this weekend. In fact, my goal for yesterday, Mother’s Day, was to NOT get out of my PJs! And NOT feel guilty about it! Proud to say I accomplished the first part, but I admit there was a little guilt about being unproductive. (Good for you, though, because it inspired me to write this blog.) Read more
“There is no bad weather, only bad clothing.” Not sure who said it, but I mostly agree. (There are a few days a year when it’s best to stay indoors.) Wearing the right clothes really does make a difference. Even in miserable conditions, you’ll feel more comfortable and enjoy your walk more if you’re dressed properly. Read more
There are lots of reasons to pick up your walking pace! Burn more calories. Finish your workout sooner. Get more health benefits. Walk a 5K (or any other distance) faster. Set a personal best! Read more
Even beginners can walk a half marathon!
The Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon–in its eighth year–is a 5-star, walker-friendly event! With 4.5 hours to complete the 13.1 mile course, it is a great half marathon for beginners and first timers. For avid walkers and experienced half marathoners, there are age-group awards to vie for winning. The half is on November 4th, and here are training plans to get you started! Read more
8 Reasons to Make Walking a Holiday Tradition
There are lots of reasons to be thankful this time of the year, unfortunately for many stress often overshadows gratitude. Whether it’s traffic jams, hours of cooking and cleaning, family conflicts, or guilt over too much indulging that’s creating stress for you, an after-dinner stroll–either solo or with family or friends–can help in a variety of ways. Here’s how! Read more
With a little bit of technique and some practice, you can shave minutes off of your time! Don’t care about your time? There are lots of other reasons to pick up the pace! Read more
Training plans for procrastinators
I know you meant to start training earlier this summer. I’ve been there myself more times than I’d like to admit. But that’s no reason to miss out on all of the fun the Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon has to offer on November 5, 2017! Read more
Discover how you can get more benefits out of walking! Training starts September 30th, and here are 3 ways to participate:
1) The comprehensive plan includes in-person group training walks along with an 8-week 5K training plan and lots of support.
2) The basic plan provides an 8-week 5K training plan and lots of support for those who can’t make or don’t want to do group training walks.
3) The group training classes are for those who simply want to get more out of their walks whether or not they are doing a 5K.