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8 Cold and Wet Weather Training Tips
by Judy Heller, October 30, 2019

As our cold weather prevails with rain on the way, here are 8 - Cold and Wet Weather Training Tips!

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Hydration Tips
by Judy Heller, August 1, 2017

Proper hydration helps your body function properly. Keep reading to learn more!

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Improving your driving posture & comfort
by Judy Heller, June 19, 2017

Are you heading out on a road trip this summer? Or maybe more?

Believe it or not, being seated in your car is one way to rediscover elements of good posture, unless you know you have structural limitations. 

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Understanding Muscles Imbalances: Strength Exercises
by Judy Heller, June 9, 2017

Muscle fiber peaks in the third decade. If you don’t use it, you do lose it.
Regardless of age, whether from everyday living or from overtraining one muscle group at the expense of another, these imbalances often cause common joint and back problems.                                                  

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Training Tip: Balance
by Judy Heller, March 6, 2017

It is tempting to omit balance when training when short on time, training for relays to a marathons. It is tempting but don’t! Balance in training is one of the keys to success, whether you are a recreational walker or runner, an avid fitness walker or runner, or competitive sports enthusiast.

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Walking: Our Default Gait. Setting Expectations and Goals for 2014.
by Judy Heller, January 31, 2017

Walking is movement; it is our default gait which allows us to move across the earth’s surface by placing one foot in front of the other. It is a natural connecter to self, health, fitness and competition. It can be meditative, joyful, an easy or hard effort. It simply is.

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6 Benefits of Physical Activity: Make it a Habit!
by Judy Heller, January 24, 2017

What usually motivates someone to get their body moving may begin by an outside event: reunion, marriage, new baby, etc. What keeps people going is the internal, intrinsic benefits of feeling good, being able to function more fully, being healthier and having fun. This is when it becomes a ‘habit’ that is harder to break.

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Welcome to the Wonders of Walking Blog!
by Judy Heller, January 16, 2017

Welcome to the Wonders of Walking Blog! Many of you have asked me to start a regular blog and I am very pleased to begin this journey anew. I hope you will join me! I encourage you to comment, interact and add your thoughts to mine, so that we may all learn from one another in the process.

First, I want to wish all of you participating in WOW's walking programs, the WOW Walk Club and Personalized Coaching.

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