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What is the best walking routine for 30 minutes

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kylesmom

Asked by kylesmom at 9:03 AM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Health

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  • Just go outside and take a walk.....
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 9:09 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • try and get 2 miles in 30 minutes. They say its the best cardio. Try driving around your neighborhood and see what equals 2 miles. Just make sure that you stay on busy streets and tell someone where you are walking and when you are leaving. It's better to be safe than sorry. But if you are going with your DH or friend you should be ok, I would still tell someone. also look into local highschools. They usually have their track open for public use during certain hours.
    whitefamily

    Answer by whitefamily at 9:09 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I personally manage 3 miles in 30 minutes; the pace is pretty quick but if offers a great workout.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:30 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Need to spend time stretching and warming up muscles, such as leaning against a tree and stretching calf muscles and raising arms, etc. for 5 min or so and then walk about 15-20 minutes and then have a cool down where you slow down a bit and get heart rate back down and then the stretch and cool down. Back to the tree to flex and exercise for flexibility. The middle part, probably about 10-15 min. can be brisk.
    Sweet_Carol_126

    Answer by Sweet_Carol_126 at 4:03 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • On a nice day walk with hand weights an listen to music to keep you going!
    avilio54

    Answer by avilio54 at 4:13 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • Warm up, stretch, and then hit the pavement! Pick up the pace for a few minutes every so often as I've read that you burn a lot more calories doing intervals and it's a better workout for your heart. Don't forget to cool down and stretch again afterwards. Have fun!
    Cafe Kristin

    Answer by Cafe Kristin at 11:19 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

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