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The Real Reasons You Need a Walking Partner

Why Walking Partners?

A walking partner is a friendly companion who makes walking a pleasurable and easy way to get a bit of exercise. She is someone you can talk to and keeps you company while sharing time outside.

Laughter and fun are easy companions that support our walking routine. Walking with a friend can actually change the way you think about getting exercise and how you experience this amazing aerobic activity.

When your focus is more on the conversation than on what you’re doing, that hill you are walking up is barely noticeable. Before you know it, you’re at the top sharing the view!

April Thoughts

“Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” Lilly Pulitzer

There’s power in walking together.

When we walk side by side we share a common direction that provides us with a reassuring way to be together out of doors, in the moment, sharing our stories.

Do you have a walking story? Tell us.

Read one woman’s story here. 

One Member’s Thoughts on Walking

I’ve never really understood the fascination with cell phones and computers. As a non-smart phone person, they appear dangerous – everyone typing away with heads down while crossing a busy intersection. But I was desperate. I was lonely.

I went to the keyboard on my computer and discovered a link to a business claiming, “Women Walk Better Together.” “Really!?” Just for the fun of it, I click. Up pops the website for women who are looking for walking partners for a whole host of reasons. The Common Questions section declares, “WomenWalking is all about community, laughter, networking and “walking!” I like it. On a whim I take a chance. I sign up.

October Thoughts From the Path

Be a walking partner and Be part of the growing global social movement of women walkers.

Thoughts to ponder. “Walking is an inexpensive, low risk and accessible form of exercise and it turns out that combined with nature and group settings, it may be a very powerful, under-utilized stress buster…Read more…

WomenWalking is a global social movement of women who enjoy walking outside with a walking partner. Women register and create a profile online, connect with members and then meet in person for walks. Women walking partners experience joy of the outdoors and heart-connected conversation, bringing good energy home.