Walking To Lose Weight Fast: You Should Do It For Weight Loss

By | April 5, 2015

It is something that we take for granted. But does walking to lose weight fast help you? If you want to lose it naturally, then you should take up recreational walking. Use it as a keep off any extra weight.

It is excellent for the cardiovascular system, and you get lots of fresh air. Plus it is excellent for exercising those leg muscles. Which as we all know are responsible for carrying our weight in the first place.

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So if you think you meet the requirements to succeed here is a way to do so without the need for any paid for weight loss diet.

You can begin your walking exercises by taking it at a gentle pace too. Do not set a distance which is too far to start. As if you are really out of shape you will struggle. And the discomfort felt while walking to lose weight fast may make you quit before you have begun.

As we can imagine, while out, performing this task. As the last thing that we want to feel is boredom during the exercise.

When you are out walking to lose weight fast, one must ensure that you have an evident focus and have the motivation to continue with it, as you must keep in mind that the results will be more than worth it.

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 Walking To Lose Weight Fast Is A Great Idea

There is not a lot of point in just setting off. With the attitude that you will go wherever you go. You need to make a record, and you should plan your route before starting off on the walk.

This way you will not have to keep remembering which route you took. And you will be able to time your improvements/Progress a lot more efficiently.

For a person lets say of 160 lbs, walking for 1 mile will take 20 minutes. At the average walking speed of 3 miles an hour. By the end of the mile, you will have burned off 85 calories. Which is not something to sniff at, at all.

Perhaps you could do with a pedometer to track yourself more accurately.

For the same distance walked if you weigh 190 lbs you will burn 95 calories. So with only walking 1 mile, you can use the right amount of calories. And of course, 1 mile isn’t very far at all. So, imagine what you could cover when you increase the distance.

you wouldn't be so overweight if you did some walking to lose weight.

What If The Weather Is Bad And You Can’t-Do Any Walking To Lose Weight Fast

You would think that walking being such an outdoor activity that would be such a horrible task to perform. What if the weather is wrong if it was snowing or wet and windy.

Well, nowadays there is no excuse for forgetting the walking due to the bad weather. That is because you can as effectively perform your task on a treadmill.

Treadmills come in all different sizes so you can be sure you will find one of adequate size to fit your chosen space.

It is higher intensity than your walking was but it only does if you feel comfortable. Give it a try!

The Change From Walking To Jogging

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If you do not find the idea of a change from walking to jogging very appealing, well, then you can always introduce some jogging into your walks.

Maybe as you are walking along, break into a 5-minute jog and resume walking. Then eventually over a couple of weeks, you can increase the length of time spent jogging. Until finally, your “Course” will be a jog rather than a walk.


We are well aware of some of the problems that you may have. Regarding the time available to you for walking to lose weight fast. You may, for example, be a  busy mother who while doing the duty of childminding. And cannot possibly find the time to walk to lose weight fast, at all.

Or you may be a business person or a laborer. Who when finishing his/Her day does not want to change clothes, only to leave the house once more.

No matter what the reason is, it is where a treadmill will come in handy. Although the treadmill does cost you, it serves its purpose well. You can of course always opt for the cheaper option and buy a workout video. These get your heart rate pumping away, and thus you will use calories this way.

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You see, once you have got your diet under control. All that you need to have is the other half of the equation. For your weight loss attempt to be a success. I am of course talking about the exercise. Go to this link “Home Exercise Equipment” to see some items that have been chosen for you which will take you to quicker success.

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16 thoughts on “Walking To Lose Weight Fast: You Should Do It For Weight Loss

  1. Miriam Lopez

    Cool! It’s known that walking helps more than running if you want to lose weight! Thanks for sharing! I’m sharing it with my friends who do not think that it’s true!

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      Haha, thank you, Maria. Walking to lose weight fast doesn’t really help as much as running, I am sorry to tell you, although, it depends on the distance, speed and also the intensity of the run. However, as my post will say, it is (Walking) great for you. And as most people walk anyway. You will be exercising at the same time in a way.

  2. Emrah Yalpur

    Hey, Simon,

    Another great article, it’s what I’ve come to expect of you..

    I think the benefits of walking are grossly underestimated. I’ve just recently started walking about half an hour each day and I already notice the difference. By the end of this week I’m going to start jogging and push myself a little further …

    Is the pedometer just like a fitbit? If not, what are the pros and cons of each the pedometer and fit bit?

    Thanks Simon,


    1. Simon Watson Post author

      No, firstly may I thank YOU, for leaving me a question and some praise towards my work. To answer your question, yes, it is much like a Fitbit and you can track your steps walked etc on a day to day basis, so you really know if you need to do more and you can work out your daily averages!

  3. Nathan Glick

    Starting slowly truly is the way to go! I choose to both walk and run in spurts. By doing both I am able to burn more calories and it makes it easier to work my way up to go further distances without burning out.

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      That is exactly the way to do it Nathan. Start slow and work your way up to the harder workout, further distances, as you said it stops you from burning out to soon and allows you to reach your goals all that much sooner! If you are unfit then you will burn possibly more calories or equal to someone who is very fit, doing a harder workout or travelling further anyway.

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      Yes indeed it can no doubt but I was talking more along the lines of an introduction to walking to lose weight. However your suggestion is duly noted. Thank you.

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    1. Simon Watson Post author

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  5. Lynn

    Very good Simon it is amazing how much calories that you can burn by just walking and of course you enjoy it when the weather is good.

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      Exactly Lynn you certainly can burn them and obviously the more/further you walk the more you’ll burn. And its completely free also, Don’t forget that lol.

  6. Wayne

    Hello Simon:

    Thank you for this informative post. You have a way of putting sensible instructions on exercise which justifies the goal of weight loss. I did not know that amount of time in walking exercise contribute to burning a fair amount of calories.

    And to incorporate jogging into the walking regiment was an enlightening idea. I thought that if I was to start an exercise program, I would have to choose between strictly walking or jogging. It didn’t cross my mind of mixing the two. Again, you broke through the myth of needing a firm regimented exercise routine.

    Thank you Simon for setting the record straight. Now, off to a brisk walk I go!

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      Well done Wayne it sound like walking off was a good choice this time haha. You will be waling off some calories so that they don’t get stored by the body as fat. Well do on a positive move.

  7. Emily

    hi Simon!
    I agree that walking is a great exercise to lose weight and increase your cardio abilities. it might seem simple but it can really be helpful. On a beautiful day, walking in nature is also so relaxing. And when it’s raining, well that’s when the treadmill comes in handy. there are so many options out there now, with different prices and sizes.

    1. Simon Watson Post author

      Yes I agree with all that you say! There are endless options available to us nowadays but walking along outside doesnt cost a penny either so………. Thank you for your kind comment.


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