Please note that you are strongly advised to consult your GP before undertaking any new exercise programme.
Designed by Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Clubs, the following programme has been designed for those of you that are already fit.
This programme is based on distance, so it's a good idea to get in the car and plan your routes according to the guidelines in the programme and then aim to complete the walk within the recommended times. For rural routes just use the times as a guide and estimate how much effort the route has taken.
There are five levels of effort rated 1–5, with 1 being light and 5 being the maximum pace and length of stride you can manage. Remember the route you choose will also dictate the amount of effort - hills are challenging!
Walk for about 5–7 minutes at a pace slower than your goal pace.
Walk with less intensity for five minutes and then stretch your legs (click here to go to our Stretching Programme).
N.B.: Calories used are approximate according to your current body size, the difficulty of the route and your own perception of effort!
With thanks to Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Clubs. To learn more, please visit www.rosemaryconley.com