Fitness walking books are a great source of information when you aren’t able to get online and visit The-Fitness-Walking-Guide.com.
You can visit your local library and browse the selection there, or go to a bookstore for a more up-to-date selection.
You will find the largest selection online and many websites allow you to read a chapter before you decide to buy.
Additionally, you can also read the reviews of people who have purchased and read the book.
The books I’ve listed below are my personal favorites:
Walk Your Butt Off is such a great book. I learned so much. It offers a fantastic walking plan that starts off easy and progressively gets more challenging so that you are going to be really fit after following the book's plan.
In addition, the author provides easy to read suggestions about how to stay motivated and how to eat healthy. This book will give you the motivation you need to get started on a fitness walking plan.
I recommend this book for: Walkers who want to get fit, lose weight and would like a step-by-step plan to do so.
Just revised in 2015, Walking: Weight Loss Motivation: Lose Weight, Burn Fat & Increase Metabolism (Walking, Walking to Lose Weight, Walking For Weight Loss, Workout Plan, Burn Fat, Lose Weight) is available in paperback and Kindle edition.
This book is short and sweet and offers all of the fitness walking basics in an easy-to-read format. It describes what you will have to do to lose weight and how to increase your metabolism. It also includes a daily walking workout.
I recommend this book for: Beginning walkers who want a plan for how to lose weight.
The Complete Guide to Walking, New and Revised: For Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness, is written by Mark Fenton, a superstar in the fitness walking field.This book will give you a 52-week walking plan to improve your fitness ans walk faster and longer than you ever thought possible.
If you are considering racewalking or walking a marathon, this book will get you ready.
Or, if you're new to walking, you'll find a solid plan that will help increase your fitness level little by little without pushing you too hard or risking injury.
I recommend this book for: Walkers who want to increase their walking stamina and would like a plan to do so.
This book is written by Therese Iknoian, a fitness walking expert. It provides 60 different walking workouts that you can use to meet your goals.
It also gives you instruction for how to create your own walking plan, as well as tips and advice on getting the most from your walks.I recommend this book for: experienced fitness walkers who need some fresh walking workout ideas.
Here are more recommendations to inspire and motivate you:
If you prefer a magazine, Walk About Magazine is a free, bi-monthly publication just for walkers (you'll need to pay for shipping and handling). It offers information, education and personal stories to inspire and motivate you.