Poll: Why Walk?

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Poll: Why Walk?
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Thu, 03-03-2011 - 11:26am

Why do you walk? Why walking vs. other forms of exercise?

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Sat, 03-05-2011 - 8:48pm

Walking is the only form of exercise I have found that doesn't hurt my bad back.

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 2:05pm

Hi karla.. this is my first time

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 2:43pm
Well hi there and welcome to Walk Away the Pounds! WOW-what an impressive story. How long did it take you to walk 13 miles each day???

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:04pm

well now i have to tell you the whole story,ha ha. it would take me 5 to 7 hours, why so long???

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:07pm
WOW-that is beyond impressive! How on earth did you find the motivation to do this?

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:16pm

well my boyfriend started to do some walking to lose weight. he's 74 years young,and i ask if i could join him. he lost his 20 pounds very fast compared to me.....so he was also finding bottles and we both found cash.....we were doing 3 miles he quit fast he had enough and i needed to continue, so thats how all of this started..... i want to do it again when there's places to park the car once the snow banks are gone

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:21pm
LOL Absolutely amazing! I don't know what is more impressive-his age doing 3 miles a day or your 5-6 hours of walking. WOW

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:32pm

I have to tell you what he does every spring..Ewe have a bridge crossing from one city to another and in the last 7 or more years he climbs 5 trees in that area and hangs beautiful American flags. Now

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Fri, 03-11-2011 - 3:37pm
ROFL-that is so wonderful!! I'm so glad you are having so much fun. :)

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Tue, 09-20-2011 - 10:09pm

Great post. I liked the responses. I haven't started walking (yet) besides for community events for American Heart Association or Relay for Life however, I found this fitness fact that I used on my blog today:

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