Do you like to walk? Are looking for a way to improve your mental and physical health at the same time? Walking is the way to go.
Joyce Shulman's book, Walk your Way to Better, is the resource you need. I was excited to join this book tour and to implement her book into practice. Today, I'll share my review and on the 30th, Joyce will guest here on the blog. You'll get to hear about the book twice.
First let me share a quote from the book about what this book is NOT: "This is not a book about losing weight...This is not a book about improving your mood or helping combat depression...This is not a book about becoming a more patient parent or becoming happier...This is not a book about reversing early stage diabetes, strengthening your bones, or making your brain bigger or your heart stronger...This is a book about walking your way to better." page 10 BUT, here's is the best part, BUT by walking and implementing Joyce's concept, these things might just happen. There are 99 sections, this is 99 different ways to change up your walk.
Each section has a "thought-starter" followed by a story or some cool research. I haven't read all 99 yet but I like how she's listed the title's in the Table of Contents. I've skimmed the Table of Contents and picked the ones that stood out to me. The first one I chose was about Popeye. My memories of Popeye and his strength, Robin Williams as Popeye, and watching it with my Dad and sister. I was pleasantly surprised to learn the pre-walk reading wasn't about strength, instead she shared research and facts about how women tend to apologize more than men. Yup, nailed that one on the head.
I look forward to reading more and "lacing up my sneakers", as Joyce says, and start walking my way better. Her subtitle, "99 Walks That Will Change Your Life" summarizes the book beautifully. What are you waiting for? Get your copy of the book, lace up your sneaks, read and get walking.
Are you ready to Walk Your Way Better?
Lisa M Buske
P.O. Box 323