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I enjoy walking

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Why not? Enjoy your walk.



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I just got back to lifting weights, and need rest days, but I have been walking daily for over a year.. 30 mins a day or more on the bike path by my home. I just walk at a regular pace.

I think it is safe. I am a heart patient, and my doctor wants me to walk daily. Should be safe for a healthy person. Just start with what you can do, and then add on every week, until you can make it to a path. I started by walking around a small square in my apt. complex.. about 1/10th of a mile around several buildings, with a courtyard in it. The first day, I walked to the end of 1 of the 4 sides, and came back.. took a month to finish a full circuit. Once I could do 3-4, I moved to the bike path, and now walk a mile to the next major road, and back every day. When I drop below 30 mins. I will pick a turn-back point a little farther away, so it bumps back up to 40 mins.

It gets easier.



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Yes and healthy for you as well, in my opinion 😉



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The human body was made to stand up, walk, and engage in physical activity every day. If you have a chance, read "Born to Run," by Christopher McDougall. You don't have to ever run, but it will help you see how we became the only mammal that stands up. It's a GREAT book for anyone interested in how exercise works on the body.

Short answer, not only is it safe, it is unsafe not to. I don't mean you have to fitness walk every day, but if you are not disabled or sick, you absolutely need to get up and walk around as much as possible.

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It's good to walk every day but, vary what you do. Add in warm ups and stretch's.



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Start with 10 minutes and increase gradually



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11/5/20 12:38 P

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I believe it is

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My dog insists on it!



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As long as your doctor says it is okay for you to exercise, then go for it! If you are not ready for 10 minutes at once, can you walk for 3 minutes 3 times a day until you build up more stamina?



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Check with dr before exercising.



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Yes, you can safely walk daily. However, a better goal is to aim for a good combination of cardio and strength training with a rest day or two included.

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I walk or use an indoor strider/stepper for 105 minutes a day and do fifteen minutes of light resistance training to total two hours every day, no rest days. Now here's where it comes to personal preference and ability. I'm retired and don't do anything else very physical aside from household chores and tending a small lawn and garden. My exercise isn't strenuous anymore, just regular and a lot of it. When I was still working I did less time exercising but it was much more rigorous to save time. I'm in my seventies, so now not so vigorous. I also count my calories. No secrets, just count calories and exercise regularly. I've been at my walking regimen for over six years seven days a week, so for me, it appears to be quite safe. It still depends on your personal situation, but if you're truly concerned, get cleared by a Doctor and then tear into it. Good luck!

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11/4/20 8:21 P

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Yes, it is safe to walk every day.

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I know that it's up to me to determine how I feel physically - how often I should increase the minutes of my walks and how many days per week I should walk, but on the Start Page it says to aim for 10 minutes of daily exercise. Honestly, I have to work up to that amount, but is it really safe to walk or exercise daily?

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