3 Ways to Get More Out of Your Walking Workout

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Hi, Dr. Oz here with a quick tip to walk off weight. Walking is a fabulously easy exercise, and it has the highest compliance rate of any exercise around. Probably, because it requires no more than a sturdy pair of walking shoes and the great outdoors. It's a boon for weight lose too. Studies show that people who walk regularly are more likely to lose weight and keep it off compared with people who don't walk or exercise.

Now here are three ways to make your next walk even better. Walk and run intervals. Alternate two minutes of moderately pace walking with one minute of fast walking or light jogging. You'll burn way more calories that way. Second, you can climb hills. Even an incline as small as a 10% grade will help you toss 30% more calories.

And finally, change the terrain. Stepping on a variety of surfaces challenges your muscles in new ways. It also keeps workouts more interesting. For more ways to shape up and live better, watch all of our smart tips right here.