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 9 tips for when you’re walking for weight loss Are you getting enough steps in? 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 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days ADVERTORIAL: Help create a movement to change SA’s Health Status Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'