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Walking Overview, Health Benefits & Strategy To Motivate You

World's most popular healthy exercise improves lives. Enjoyed by billions of people! Find out more inside this course.
3.2 (18 ratings)
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Created by Action Courses
Last updated 1/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Description

The Walking Course! This online course has information-packed videos covering walking in the following structured lesson plan:

1 - Introduction To Walking - the types of strides, cultural & historical info, and facts/statistics.

2 - Overview- shoes, clothing, gadgets, healthful preparation, and benefits.

3 - Going Walking - social walking benefits, types of workouts

4 - Strategy & Motivation - motivational info.

The course also has short fun quizzes for each section, to help you retain more of the material.

The Walking Course is for the recreational, casual walkers who are interested in learning, preparing, and having more motivation for walking. Enroll today and join thousands of other students in our Walking Course!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who are interested in learning more about general (rather than race) walking.
  • This course is not for someone looking for a walking coach.
  • This course's content is appropriate for all age levels.
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What Will I Learn?
Understand different walking strides and speeds
Have knowledge about the benefits attributed to regular walking
Know more about walking in general, and strategies to keep motivated to walk.
Have knowledge of the shoes, gear & clothing, and items which they may want (pedometers, apps, maps) when striding
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Requirements
  • No special knowledge or materials are needed!
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction To Walking
3 Lectures 14:30

Welcome, and find out about the walking-related topics in the course. Also learn about the importance of the material, how it is important to those whom this course is intended for, the benefits/results, and uniqueness of the material.

Preview 05:28

Commonly known information about walking, some of which may be new to students. This includes the types of walking, cultural notes, and history.

Preview 05:05

Find out about statistics and numbers related to walking, including the number of calories burned, recommended walking distances, steps per mile/kilometer, and numbers of participants.

Statistics On Walking
03:57

Introduction Quiz

Section 1 Quiz
2 questions
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Overview Of Walking
4 Lectures 08:45

A brief summary of 3 types of walking: regular, racewalking, & walking meditation.

Types Of Walking (summary)
00:52

Equipment & what you wear are discussed. Get into the shoes, clothing, and accessories for you to consider for your walking activities.

Equipment
02:11

Equipment & gear are discussed further: Want to add or use some gadgets? We check out watches/wearable devices, pedometers, treadmills, and apps.

Equipment 2
02:39

Understand the health benefits of walking / exercise. A key lesson which covers the benefits of exercising in strides, in terms of physical, mental, and emotional aspects.

Benefits
03:03

Quiz on Section 2

Section 2 Quiz
2 questions
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Going Walking
1 Lecture 04:05

Preparation for walking, safety. An overview of injuries, pain, first aid, mistakes, and also stretching, hydration, & nutrition.

Learn about striding with partners, family, friends, and more.

Safety
04:05

Quiz on Section 3

Section 3 Quiz
2 questions
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Strategy & Motivation
2 Lectures 04:56

Asks and answers the question "Why?" along with reasons you may be walking.

Why Are You Walking?
01:57

Discussion on getting into the walking mindset, goals, reasons, and staying with your program. Get ready to cover your walking goals, reasons, and staying with your program!

Mind & Motivation
02:59

Strategy & Motivation Quiz

Section 4 quiz
2 questions
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:25

The final lecture - conclusion of the Walking Course. Congratulations - you finished this course! This video covers the course’s major lessons in a review, and ends the course with some quotes, and a message.

Congratulations - you've finished!
01:25
About the Instructor
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We are excited to bring you online courses you will benefit from, and hope you enjoy your experiences with our lessons.

The leadership & force of action behind these courses is Paul (who is in the main image for the Motivation Course), who has experience training others, and in creating experiences & events for social communities. He uses his creativity and background to craft course experiences in ways he would like to take himself. A winning formula we hope you will enjoy!

Besides the available paid courses, you can sign up for the Walking Course at no charge. Students in that course can enjoy free lifetime updates, which will include information about new courses.

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