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Outdoor Concert Walking

Outdoor Concert Walking

Where has the summer gone?  I knew it was time to grab a chance to do some outdoor concert walking soon! Now in years past my husband and I have enjoyed mega-stars at multiple outdoor concerts–incredible memories!   But lately, with accelerating ticket prices…well, not so much.  Yet I was determined to find a local band event for outdoor concert walking within our budget! Consequently, as fortune would have it, an opportunity came into view immediately from local news… The advertised outdoor concert walking venue was

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Walk at Work

Walk at Work

What have you been doing to get some walking in this winter?  Well…if the days just don’t seem long enough to get that walking time in, how about finding a way to walk at work!  Walking outside in cold messy weather is not exactly what I dream about!  Do you?  And dreary snow/rain-filled work commutes can make an additional drive to a walking venue almost unbearable at times.  So it just makes sense to walk at work some days, right? Whether

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Walk the City Art Museum!

Walk the City Art Museum!

Walk the city Art Museum… …explore the newly remodeled enhancements, the current exhibitions and rediscover the traditional beloved collections—up close and personal while you walk! Summer is the perfect time to take a special trip downtown to walk the city… …stop into art galleries, museums, drink in the beauty of the outdoors in city parks and admire the spectacular views of your city’s distinctive architecture! I am constantly amazed at how breath-taking our city of

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Join an Indoor Walking Club

Join an Indoor Walking Club

Need some companionship to keep the walking spirit alive? Join an indoor walking club to walk more comfortably on those snowy, rainy or very cold days of winter! I joined our local park district walking club where we walk around the park district gym each day for an hour or so…and all I pay is about $2.50 a month! It’s so great to get some walking in with fellow walking enthusiasts in a comfortable environment

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Best 5 Tips for Successfully Walking the Shopping Mall

Best 5 Tips for Successfully Walking the Shopping Mall

Walking the Shopping Mall…is the perfect way to get out of the house for some “feel good” exercise, cruise the storefront displays and people watch, too!  It’s a fun place to be whether you do any shopping or not! Living in the Chicago area I am a “mall walking fanatic” when the weather turns cold!  The bigger the mall the better—more distance to cover without looping and passing the same stores repeatedly.  The large outlet

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Where do you go to Walk?

Where do you go to Walk?

So where do you go to walk? Each of you probably has a favorite place to go walking…so do I! Sometimes the weather may dictate which venue you select for your walk…or it may be your schedule for the day, the types of things on your “to do” list, a special errand requiring extra travel outside of your “local zone” or even just your energy level.  Here’s an overview of places that have worked well for me, to easily

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