Did you know?
Walking 70 miles is the width of New Hampshire.
Walking 190 miles is the length of New Hampshire.
Walking 2,000 steps is walking 1 mile and walking 10,000 steps is walking close to 5 miles.*
Want to exercise without going to the Whittemore Center? Walking is a great form of exercise that you can do alone, with others, outside or inside. Health Services has pedometers that you may check out to track how many steps you take!
There are now some studies suggesting that walking 10,000 steps a day is the right ball park to be in to assist with stress management and preventing chronic health problems. Learn more...
Walking for Fitness
Walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Walking is one of your body's most natural forms of exercise. It's safe, simple, doesn't require practice, and the health benefits are many. Here's more about why walking is good for you, and how to get started with a walking program. Learn more...
Tracking how often, where and how many steps you take can be a great way to celebrate your progress. Download a free tracking log...
A Dozen Ways to Improve Your Walking Workouts
Tips on how to get more out of your walking workouts and to vary your routing. Learn More...
Trails at UNH
Campus Recreation/Whittemore Center have gathered great information on all the trails on campus. Their site lets you easily download maps and plan routes. Learn more...
UNH Tree Walk Podcast
While walking through campus to a class, meeting, or lunch, have you ever looked up at one of the large trees along the way and wondered what kind it was? Have you ever wondered what the campus landscape looked like 50 or 500 years ago? Now you can get those answers by listening to the UNH Treewalk Podcast released on iTunes University by the UNH University Office of Sustainability. Learn more...
Durham's 'Holy Trinity' of Trails
Whether you're in town for a brief visit or the entire semester, make sure to explore these top-notch sites during your stay. Read on to get the facts, and then head out for the adventure suggested or make your own. Learn more...
Places to Walk in New Hampshire
State and local trails around New Hampshire. Learn more...
Fit Facts: Sneaker Savvy
The American Council on Exercise offers tips on how to purchase a perfect pair of affordable sneakers. Learn more...
What You Need to Know: Starting an Exercise Routine
This informational sheet provides great tips and information on being active. Learn more...
Hydration Guidelines for Walkers
Stop guessing how much water you need to have when you are preparing for or enjoying a walk. Learn more...
*This is an approximation and may differ based on one’s stride.
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