Start A Walking Group

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Start A Walking Group

Instructions and tips for beginning your own walking routine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much does it cost to begin a walking program?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Cost of supportive shoes

    • C. 

      Cost of a personal trainer

  • 2. 
    Does parking your car on the far end of the parking lot count as part of your walking program?
    • A. 

      Yes, because all walking counts

    • B. 

      No because it is not fitness walking

  • 3. 
    There are many, many benefits with walking regularly.  In fact, it can lower your blood glucose levels and help with weight loss.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When should you check with your doctor before starting a fitness walking program?
    • A. 

      If your blood glucose is always high

    • B. 

      If you are depressed

    • C. 

      If you are over 50 and not used to doing moderated physical activity

  • 5. 
    What does a proper step feel like?
    • A. 

      Step onto heel, roll onto the ball of foot, raise heel, push off with big toe

    • B. 

      Step onto heel, lift foot and step onto heel of other foot

    • C. 

      Start with toes and roll forward. Push off with heel

  • 6. 
    If you want to walk faster, take longer strides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Pumping your arms as you walk helps you keep a safe posture while you walk fast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the talk test?
    • A. 

      It measures if you can walk and talk at the same time

    • B. 

      It measures if you are walking at the right speed

    • C. 

      It measures if you have breathing difficulties

  • 9. 
    What does a pedometer do?
    • A. 

      Measures how fast you are walking

    • B. 

      Keeps track of distance and steps

    • C. 

      Measures blood glucose

  • 10. 
    Why do you need to bring glucose tablets with you when you go out to fitness walk?
    • A. 

      In case of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)

    • B. 

      In case of hyperglycemia (high blood glucose)

    • C. 

      In case you get hungry