Home > Fitness > Sport > Walking Walking All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition Health24 tries Skechers Go Flex Walk Health24's editor Laura tries a pair of Skechers GO FLEX Walk shoes and finds they are quite the comfy fit. take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » 10 minute bikini-ready workout Why you need strength to run Here's an excellent weekly plan to walk off 5kg Here's an excellent weekly plan to walk off those excess kilos without getting bored. Walk your way to fitness Walking is an effective way of getting some exercise - and there's a right way to do it. Walk yourself fit Taking a hike or going for a walk duirng your lunch hour are all ways to keep fit. FitnessDoc discusses the value of a pleasant, and possible, exercise routine. Take a hike You’re tired of the pavements, the car fumes and seeing that same old corner house in need of a paint… right? It’s time to take a hike. “Me? A hike?" Mountain escapes White knuckles and adrenaline – or a fantastic mountain escape that works both body and mind? Set yourself free on one of these fine rock climbing routes. Walk away from stress Walking is a great stress reliever, especially because it means getting out into the open air. Getting started with walking Walking is one of the most rewarding forms of exercise. It’s healthy, accessible and cheaper than most other forms of physical activity. Here's how to get the most out of it. A new take on walking “Walking is for those who aren’t skilled enough to play sport’. Really – if you believe this, you are misinformed. Taking a hike? Strong legs can carry you to new worlds. We introduce six routes - from a relaxed ramble to tough treks - you can do with friends or family. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.