Great Walking Workouts

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Walking continues to be one of the most effective and easiest exercises for all body types and fitness levels, a chance to use your core muscle groups, burn extra calories and elevate the heart rate. Whether you want to lose weight or get in shape, walking is an effective exercise that can help you trim down and shape up.

Still, your body can adapt to this aerobic routine fairly quickly, which means you won't be burning as many calories as you were when you first started your routine. When putting your best foot forward isn't enough to get you in shape and lose those extra pounds, here are some great walking workouts that can help jumpstart your weight-loss plans:

Interval Training for Fitness

Interval training is one of the best ways to get out of a fitness rut and start burning extra calories when you've hit a weight-loss plateau. Interval training works by increasing and reducing your intensity level by alternating walking, uphill climbing, speed walking and walking downhill so you're challenging different muscle groups in short spurts. Interval training can help you jumpstart that weight-loss routine and get you in great shape within a few short weeks.