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Podcast 233 – The Benefits of Interval Walking Training For Seniors (IWT)


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Walking as an exercise is a great way to stay active and healthy. Regular walks help maintain body strength and stability and also helps keep your cardiovascular system healthy as well. Recently, there has been a study on a new type of approach to walking called “Interval Walking Training” (IWT) which has shown to further push the limits and benefits of walking in interval fashion.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). How a recent email from one of our subscribers turned us on to Interval Walking Training and why it sparked our curiosity to learn more.

2). What exactly is “Interval Walking Training” and what do you need to know to get started.

3). How IWT can contribute to regular muscle endurance and also help lower blood pressure rates.

4). How IWT contributes to big improvements in sleep.

5). Meredith’s suggestions on how to incorporate IWT into your regular exercise schedule safely and effectively.


We hope the tips and information in the episode helps you or someone you know who may be looking to get more out of their regular walks. Interval Walking Training has shown to help improve body health performance in all ages along with being a safe and effective exercise. Please refer to this video here which is mentioned in this episode to learn more.

Team Meredith