Most of us enjoy walking, but not everyone knows how to turn this simple exercise into one of the most powerful self-healing tools known to medicine. On Walking: The Ultimate Exercise for Optimum Health, Dr. Andrew Weil joins Mark Fenton, the nation's foremost expert on walking, for an invigorating 2-CD program that gives you all the tools needed to begin a daily walking practice. On Part One, Dr. Weil and Mark Fenton explain the proven ways in which walking helps you look and feel younger, reduce stress, improve immune function, achieve your ideal weight, and more. On Part Two, you get walking with a fully programmable workout that features two warm-up options and five intensifying sessions, paced by cadence cues and motivating tips for each phase.
There are dozens of resources on walking for better health but none with the ultimate walking coach alongside America's most trusted complementary health-care physician. Whether you're a seasoned walking enthusiast looking for an edge or taking your first steps toward a healthier tomorrow, with Walking, anyone can put their best foot forward to make the most of this enjoyable and life-changing exercise.
Mark Fenton is the internationally recognized host of PBS's America's Walking. A former U.S. national racewalking champion and editor-at-large of Walking magazine, he is the author of The Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness Dr. Andrew Weil is a clinical professor of internal medicine and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona's Health Sciences Center in Tucson. He received an AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard and his MD from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Weil is an internationally recognized expert on medicinal herbs, mind-body interactions, and integrative medicine. He is the author of nine books, including such bestsellers as Spontaneous Healing, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, and Eating Wellfor Optimum Health.In addition, he has a monthly consumer health newsletter, Self Healing.