Why sit around when you can walk?

I had my first walk today – like a real exercise walk, with the sole purpose of getting fit. It was a spur of the moment thing. I’d already gone to Athletic Yoga class this morning, but hours later, I downed an entire bag of microwave popcorn and felt bloated again. So I decided to do something about it.

‘Something’, in this case, was geekily prepare. I looked up how to start a walking exercise regimen. I transferred all sorts of MP3 albums to my Walkman phone. I donned my barely used Nike cross-trainers. I reset my Chicken Little / Kellogg’s pedometer* to zero. Then I set out for my first 30-minute walk. Continue reading