Walking Programs for Seniors
Sometimes a walking program is a good idea to get you started and keep you consciously motivated. If you’ve been sedentary for some time you may notice the body has a type inertia that needs to be overcome. Well, don’t worry because you’ll get those bones moving well again. Many seniors are at that point where they want to go walking and get active. If you find you’re having trouble sticking to a daily routine of walking get a friend out or use pedometers to give you some goals to shoot for.
There are ways to keep it in the forefront of your mind and that’s to use a program, using pedometers and walking every day at the same time. The walking program will help you set some goals and give you a sense of accomplishment. Even Olympic athletes need a program to help them with their rigorous training needs so never feel that you are alone in this. Everyone needs a little push once in a while to get going!
The program below begins with a very light schedule and progresses to more lengthy walking sessions.