Tuesday, March 21, 2023


How often do you go for a walk?

Walking is just about the perfect exercise. Despite it being low-impact, it’s still considered a great aerobic exercise. It can improve high blood pressure and body mass index, and can even lower the risk of health complications such as diabetes and heart disease. Plus, it’s good for your bones and joints! And don’t even get us started on the mental health benefits of being outside in nature (but you, as RVers, already know this)!

How often do you go for a walk? And yes, a walk around the campground loop counts! Walking across the grocery store parking lot, however, does not.

After you vote, please leave a comment and tell us about your walking habits. Inspire us, won’t you?!


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18 days ago

my wife walks 16 – 18, 000 steps a day at her work. I walked 18,000 – 32,500 steps a day, but recently not so much. Need to get back into the daily grind.

Leslie Smith
19 days ago

Weather permitting, every day. We also ride our stationary bike.

Neal Davis
19 days ago

We have a dog who gets walked (takes us walking?) twice daily. Thus, at the very least DW and I take one walk each daily. When we are home, she usually gets two and I get one. We both get at least two walks daily when we travel.

19 days ago

I walk daily spring, summer and fall. My walking path is in my backyard created from a shelter belt (snow holder!) which runs the length of our 1.25 acre yard. I make 4 trips around it after supper. However, now it is buried under 8′ of drifted snow – so no walks in the winter. I would think shoveling snow counts a bit more than my arm exercises lifting a beer a day! Speaking of shoveling – we are now snowbound at home – so time to get started on the 200′ driveway!

Diane McGovern
19 days ago
Reply to  DW/ND

Good luck, Doug! And don’t overdo it!!! Take care. 😀 –Diane at RVtravel.com

Matt Storms
19 days ago

My dog would disown me if we walked only once a day.

19 days ago

Walk my dog at least twice a day.

Bob Weinfurt
19 days ago

I used to in my younger days but having MS kinda brought that to a hard to do activity.

19 days ago

We are moderately active now that my DW has recovered from knee replacement surgery. Inbad weather we use the air bike, but other times it’s bark Park runs with the pets, arts and craft events and flea markets.

19 days ago

Hubby and I are mid-70s, previous ultra-distance runners who still walk once or twice a day on our small city’s extensive network of multi-use paths + local trails with our three Labs. The dogs each get 1-6 miles/day, the humans 1-15/day. Jim still walks in some 48-72-hour events.

19 days ago

I am fortunate to live in an area that has 80,000 acres of state forest and game management lands. The hills are full of old hill roads that, many years ago, farmers used to get to their fields or connect a farmstead to a “main” road. Growing up my parents showed me where many of these “hidden” hiking gems were. I take my dogs and hike these old paths and hill roads daily.

19 days ago

Walk the dogs we do about 1 1/2 miles daily with a bad back and left side pain that’s the best I can do daily.

Deborah Mason
19 days ago

I rarely take walks, but, I practice & compete in dog agility and rally, so I do get in a lot of “steps”.

Jim Johnson
19 days ago

I have a 3.5 year-old golden retriever. ’nuff sed.

19 days ago

Was once a day for a mile or two as the weather permitted. Last year I injured my back, disc moved, so now it’s shorter walks a few times a day. Therapy is helping increase the distance.

19 days ago

Twice a day.
3 miles in the morning and 3 later in the afternoon!
We are Florida “Snowbirds”.

19 days ago

A few times a week. But a bike ride, at least once a day and usually several times a day!

Bill Forbes
19 days ago

I walk several miles a day as part of my exercise routine.

19 days ago

3 times a day

Ed K
19 days ago

Being physically disabled, a few hundred feet is a long walk for me. My walker Mobility Scooter or Cricket SX3 are my mobility aids.

19 days ago
Reply to  Ed K

Ed, a few hundred feet is my max too. I try every day to add a foot or two.

Lindalee Sorrells
18 days ago
Reply to  KellyR

Kelly, I’m with you and Ed. My Oxygen hose is only 27′ long! Makes for SHORT walks! Doesn’t even get me to the kitchen!!

Seann Fox
19 days ago

Other forms of exercise…. Lifting a beer to your lips does not count 😂

19 days ago
Reply to  Seann Fox

It counts if you walk from the living room to the kitchen, or from the porch to the kitchen, doesn’t it?

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