No matter what we call this NEw wAY To wALk, we would all agree that we want the benefits ( the biggy is near to double the calorie burn followed by a dozen more ) which is reason enough to add poles and strength cords to any ordinary walking routine. There are many types of walking poles that are specific to who, where and why you are wanting to use the poles.
After leading 100s through basic Pole Walking instruction; then introducing the “Walking Neighbor Directory” in The Villages Florida, I was confident they were well on their way to developing another healthy habit in community, which increases their success. Some of these walking groups even come up with crazy names for their group; one of which is the Wacky Walkers. The Wacky Walkers is one of many groups that get together regularly and walk with or without poles.
Having said that; it was great to read an article I received a few days ago in The Villages Daily Sun Nov. 26th (which by the way, happens to be the greatest retirement community on the planet). The timing of this article also coincides with my family visiting The Villages between Christmas and New Years… And yes I will meet with as many of the 600 who I have given instruction and poles to over last year. Even those that have never used poles and do not own poles – we have you covered. All you need to do is reach out to me for the Dec 28 – Jan 2 2015 daily walking sessions. Will need to reach to me via Facebook.
The photo at top labeled, ” Let’s Go… Pole Walking” is one of the many neighborhood groups… This one meets 3 times per week for 3 miles… They have named themselves the Wacky Walkers – being led by Shirley Halloran and Barb Miller… So come join me, Let’s Go . Send this website link announcement to anyone you may know in The Villages… Even 1st time Pole Walkers as I said earlier can use the loaner poles I will procure.
Just having fun, getting a little assistance with my ab crunch ( my Virtual Coach ) !!!!
So many images, so much content, so much work, I needed a break with a little ab work 🙂
Click hyper-link above to view 3 pages of a working draft with a few images, lots more coming of course…
These are just 3 pages of one of the ibodyWALK manuals being edited ( over 40 pages of instruction, motivation, images, links and supporting research…) The Beginner Level is one of over 15 different programs which will encompass similar formats to be released soon to virtually an unlimited demographic…
Those professionals that are passionate about health, fitness and health care, can apply to become a co author in their perspective fields of interest, to incorporate exercise content specific to their audience. There is so many great great passionate professionals who can provide immense contributions that will impact those around the world.
Also, remember ibodyWALK will be a work in process for some time, and to be honest will create the most positive results moving forward…
Thank you in advance for volunteering while under construction 😉
Terry D Kennedy – Founder of ibodyWALK 😉
Had an opportunity to add another series of 8 Exercises in a promotional video… After doing a 40min walk with poles at 140b/min avg, 10-11min/mi pace. I was flying no doubt… the last 10min I was avg 12min pace to recover…
Looking forward to getting started at KSU with the fitness & health interns to do the next promo in an office setting. That will be followed up on LinkedIn as I recruit businesses who want to be part of the ibodyWALK training breaks. I will provide all the training, one on one at no cost, and provide the poles and strength cords for those that want their own after week 2 at a super discount. The program will be limited to groups of 6 – 8 participants. We will in Georgia do live one on one 2 times per week training substituting at least 30minutes of a typical lunch break. In up to 6 business locations elsewhere around the county we will do the coaching by way of the virtually training system using iphones and androids.
For more on how you can participate please contact Terry D Kennedy / Founder of ibodyWALK at firstname.lastname@example.org . The program will begin this fall so don’t miss out.
Enjoy this quick series of 8 Exercises… These were done quickly while out one morning with no scripting and little editing…
For more on how to get started virtually anywhere contact Terry D Kennedy / Founder of ibodyWALK at email@example.com