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Best Walking Treadmills in 2017

Walking, one of the best low impact exercises available, is always a great idea. Unfortunately, the weather doesn’t always cooperate. Many people don’t have easy access to safe walking paths, and some simply prefer to walk indoors. A treadmill solves all these problems and more. Like any

Best Walking Shoes for Overweight Women with Flat Feet

Exercise is about overcoming obstacles, but some walkers face more challenges than most. Women who struggle with both weight and flat feet, for instance, face immediate pain and increased risk of injury. It’s important to fight back, but first, you need the right equipment. For walkers, this

Best Walking GPS for the Outdoors

Walking outside has tremendous benefits. One of the best perks is the absence of gym equipment, but one little device allows you to get the most out of your walks. This device is a GPS. Available in many shapes and sizes, there’s a GPS out there to

Best Walking Shoes to Pair with Orthotics

If you have to wear orthotics, chances are you’ve already run the gauntlet trying to find good, supportive shoes that still have room for your inserts. Unlike regular inserts, orthotics are typically hard, rigid pieces designed to fix a range of fairly serious foot problems. Although some

Best Hand Weights for Walking

Ankle weights are a popular method to amp up resistance for a walk, but ankle weights come with a number of drawbacks. They aren’t suited to all walkers. So how else can walkers get more out of their daily routine? You might be surprised to learn hand weights are

Best Ankle Weights for Women Walking

Ankle weights come in a surprising range of shapes, sizes, and styles, but their basic purpose always remains the same: to create additional weight for walkers and runners to resist. It’s like a gentle weights machine for your feet. The extra weight forces your body to fight

Best Walking Shoes for Nurses in 2017

When caring for the sick and injured, it’s important to keep on your toes. During an average 12 hour shift, nurses can walk up to four or five miles. This is a serious workout, even without the lifting, bending, pushing, and carrying that are part of a

Best Walking Shoes for Pokemon Go Gamers in 2017

Pokemon Go is sweeping the globe, drawing gamers of all ages outside to hunt for Pokemon, pick up gear from stops, and – most arduous of all – walking an endless path to hatch eggs. This makes for a lot of exercise, and it’s important to have

Best Shoes for Achilles Tendonitis in 2017

In Greek myth, the mighty warrior Achilles is felled by his one weakness – the vulnerable spot on his heel. The story inspired the name for the Achilles tendon, one of the most crucial tendons in your body. It controls every step, and if anything happens to

Best New Balance Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis in 2017

Nothing stops good walking habits faster than foot pain. Although there are many chronic and temporary problems that can hinder your steps, few are as frustrating as plantar fasciitis. We review the best New Balance shows for planter fasciitis. Why New Balance? They are just the best