The International Council on Active Aging created this section to help you gain access to scientifically based walking information and programs.
Exercise for older adults: Frequently asked questions
Walking: A step in the right direction
How to start a walking group
How walkable is your community
Count the steps to motivate walking
How many calories will your activity burn?
Trim your waistline, improve your health
Compliance with physical activity recommendations by walking for exercise
Three experts discuss the impact of aging on the foot and the role of proper footwear
Walking shoes: Features and fit can keep you on the move
Choosing shoes: a guide for people with diabetes
Common foot ailments
AARP’s 10-week walking program Coordinator’s Guide
How to ensure you are walking properly
Exercise intensity for older clients
How to help clients select and monitor effort level
How to use the borg scale
Walking for fitness? Make it count with a pedometer
Charting your progress
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