William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- Do you remember your first step?
- What are the top 10 reasons to walk?
- What are the types of walking?
- Where can I find tips on walking techniques?
- Is walking really a workout?
- What are the biomechanics and types of foot strike?
- What type of foot do I have?
- What type of shoe should I buy?
- How many calories will I burn walking?
- What's a good average walking speed?
- How much walking should I do?
- How do I get started?
- Where can I walk?
- Should I walk or run?
- Where can I get more information about walking?
Where can I get more information about walking?
The Complete Guide to Walking, New and Revised: For Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness, by Mark Fenton
|Walking||110 lbs.||125 lbs.||150 lbs.||174 lbs.||200 lbs.|
|Strolling less than 2 mph, level||100||114||136||159||182|
|Moderate pace, about 3 mph||175||199||239||278||318|
|Brisk pace, about 3.5 mph||200||227||273||318||364|
|Very brisk pace, about 4.5 mph||225||256||307||358||409|
|Moderate pace about 3 mph, uphill||300||341||409||477||545|
Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine
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