|Park University Walking Program
"A Walk around the Park" power point presentation, October 22nd, 2009
Video Presentation (right click and save to your desktop for best viewing, approx 45min)
The benefits of starting a walking program are:
Walking helps prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, and depression.
For a more in depth discussion on the benefits of a walking program and how to start, view "Starting a Walking Program".
Rich Roll at age 40 decided to change his life around by adopting a vegan lifestyle and exercising. He became the first vegan to finish the Ultraman (11th place) and was voted Men's Fitness magazine's "25 Fittest Guys in the World" in 2009.
Below are resources of local parks and trails to plan walking excursions.
Gmaps pedometer is an interactivce website that enables the user to create walking/running paths using the gmap software. The program calculates mileage, approximate calories burned, and the ability to convert the courses to cycling format. Designed courses can be saved as bookmarks on the users computer.