When you find that you need to do more to remain fit and healthy but you just don’t know what activity you should do to lose some weight, then walking is the easiest and most effective. Your body may need toning up from time to time especially if you find those trousers or jeans getting tighter. You may feel tired and of course unfit. Rather than go through strenuous gym routines, try out this 21-day walking plan. It is amazing and bound to give you results.
1. Walking is a great way to keep fit
Walking is a great means to achieve fitness because you can integrate it comfortably within your hectic work lifestyle too. Walking has huge benefits and is also good for your heart. Here’s what you will need to do.
2. Just 20 minutes a day
This amazing 21-day walking plan just requires you to commit yourself to walking 20 minutes a day and you will see how your weight comes down resulting in muscle tone and muscle. You will also feel energetic and fit. The walking plan is meant for beginners but if you love walking and are doing it you can increase the difficulty level.
3. The three levels of walking
There are three sections to this 21-day walking plan which you should abide by. These are:
EASY: relaxing type of walking
MODERATE: You should be able to talk while walking easily
HARD: Walking at a fast pace where talking is difficult. These are just circumstances t judge the intensity of walking.
4. Week 1 Days 1, 2 and 3
Day 1: walk 5 minutes in the morning and again in the evening: Level: easy to moderate to difficult.
Day 2: Walk for 7 minutes once in the morning and evening: Level as above.
Day 3: Walk for 9 minutes in the morning and evening: Level as above.
Week 1 Days 4, 5, 6 and 7
Day 4 – Walk for 10 minutes in the morning and evening. Level easy to moderate to difficult
Day 5 – Walk for 12 minutes in the morning and evening. Level as above.
Day 6 – Walk for 15 minutes in the morning and evening. Level as above.
Day 7 – Walk for 18 minutes in the morning and evening. Level as above.
6. Week 2, Days 8 and 9
This is the week where you switch over your pace to only difficult and follow the plan below.
Day 8 – Walk just 2 minutes on level easy. After then walk 10 minutes on difficulty level or fast again walk 2 minutes easy. Total 14 minutes.