25th Annual Walk/Race for the Cure

Balance Walking is proud to support the Susan G. Komen-Atlanta mission to enable women to detect and survive breast cancer. Balance Walking is donating $20 to Komen-Atlanta for every set of poles sold- just type “donate” in the message box  found on this link  http://balance-walking.myshopify.com/collections/balance-walking-poles Come join us and help support research to prevent and cure breast cancer. […]

Remember to Walk

If you have a desk job, you could be sitting 12 hours a day. Add it up for yourself, you sit on your way to work, you sit at your computer, you sit at lunch and sit some more on the drive home.  Once you are home do you sit and watch television, or work […]

Healthy Habits Made in 3 Weeks

It takes only 21 days to create a habit. After that amount of time, your body will do the habit daily on auto-pilot, it will be a part of your working profile. Walk 7 days a week for 3 weeks and you will consider yourself a walker. http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/form-a-habit1.htm Our bodies work so hard for us…how about […]

Aging is NOT optional…

but feeling good while you age is up to you. Stay active, take two 15 minute walks everyday. Sitting for an hour can decrease circulation in the legs up to 50%. Get up and get moving.

Do you know how to get to a ripe old age?

WALK THERE !

Are you desk-bound?

Stop Sedentariness Are you couch-bound? desk-bound? car-bound? Keeping a set of poles by your computer or tv, and in your car, will remind you to get your body and blood moving. Life is short…Step on it.

These shoes are made for walking

Ill-fitting shoes can cause your feet problems, so find a fit expert to help you find the right shoe for your foot, and the correct fitting left shoe for your other foot. Everyone has two different size feet, and Foot Solutions has experience accommodating both feet. Shoes for Walking Wear properly fitted athletic shoes when you go for […]

It’s not about age, it’s about feeling good while we age.

 HELPING OLDER PEOPLE REMAIN MOBILE   Mobility is critical to our health and well-being, especially as we age. How can we ensure that older adults are able to remain active despite difficulties they may face in attempting to do so?  Dr. Dori Rosenberg of Seattle’s Group Health Research Institute, a public-interest research center, has conducted extensive research […]

Get More Productivity by Telling Employees to ‘Take A Hike’

  The employees at the balance walking pole office are big advocates for workplace walking programs. Simply put, walking is one of the easiest ways for people to get moving and stay moving — regardless of fitness level. It’s simple, inexpensive, and fun… especially when walking with a group. In jobs where you sit for 7 […]

Balance Walking Summed Up

Balance Walking approaches health based on a four pillar system 1.low impact activity. 2. stress reduction. 3. food for life. 4. toning It is difficult to not be successful with these four pillars in place, and it is easy to achieve #1 by adding balance walking to your life. Just 15 minutes a day can […]