- Q Why should I drink water after walking?
Dr. Dawn Marcus, NeurologyAs soon as you're back at the house, take off your shoes and have eight to ten ounces of cool water. This will quench your thirst, replace important fluids you lost on your walk, and reduce your urge to have calorie-laden sodas, fruit drinks, or... Full Answer
- Q Why is it important to drink water before I go walking?
Mrs. Sanaa Nakonecznyj , FitnessHydration is very important to a successful exercise program. Whether it is a strength training, running or walking. Our bodies are made of 75% of water and needs to be maintained for the body to function at its best. Symptoms of dehydration to watch... Full Answer
- Q What protective gear should I wear when walking in the sun?
Jill Goldstein - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessIf you are sensitive to sun, you should wear a hat, sunglasses and a long sleeve shirt. However, if it is too sweltering to wear a long sleeve shirt, then sunscreen liberally should be applied. Also, in the summer time, it is better to wear a visor... Full Answer
- Q What kind of reflective gear should I wear when walking at night?
Melissa Hatton, FitnessWhen it is dark outside, whether it is night or early morning, you should always wear some sort of reflective clothing so that you are clearly visible to motorists. A great investment is a reflective vest. These are usually fluorescent green... Full Answer