Fun Walking Workouts That’ll Send Your Step Count Sky-High

Fun Walking Workouts That’ll Send Your Step Count Sky-High

Sometimes, the directive to sit less and move more for your health requires a plan — a little bit of motivation.

That’s where Stridekick’s fun journey, team and streak challenges come in. To win your latest matchup, or to get one step (pun intended) toward your other fitness goals, we thought a roundup of fun walking workouts from around the web was in order.

You can conduct the following either on a treadmill or outside; just know if you choose the latter a few of these options might want you to find a hill to walk up and down. With these workouts in your back pocket, you’ll never wonder what to do at the gym again.

Here’s a look at some favorites.

Turn up Your Step Count with these Walking Workouts

Killer Incline Walking Workout from PBFingers.

Healthy living blogger Julie has a seriously amazing repertoire of workouts — from walking to bootcamps and more — on her website. This straightforward incline routine will leave you feeling sweaty and accomplished.

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45-Minute Power Walk from

This is the rare workout designed to be completed outside — perfect for gorgeous spring weather.

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Walk Hard. Walk Easy. Repeat.

In this article, The New York Times breaks down the science behind ever-popular interval training or HIIT. The easiest way to add this type of training to your routine? Just walk. No fancy equipment or bounty of free time needed.

Stroller Workout from the Lean Green Bean.

New mom Lindsay is an amazing role model for families who want to get fit together. This workout starts with a walk or run (your choice), and finishes up with an ab-and-booty burning strength training routine, all of which can be conducted anywhere you like with a stroller in tow.

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Running/Walking Treadmill Workout from Nut Butter Runner.

This one ramps up the speed and intensity — but has you on and off the treadmill and on your way in less than 30 minutes.

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5 Mile Workout from Fitting It All In.

For most people, five miles means 10,000 steps — meaning you can knock out your daily step goal in just one hour. (And as blogger Clare writes on her website, catch up with an hour-long episode of your favorite show if you’re on a treadmill.) We call that a win-win.

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Treadmill Hill Climb from Happy Fit Mama.

As the hill gets steeper your pace slows down, making this walking routine a doable — yet still challenging — routine. Blogger Angela has a long list of at-home, no-equipment workouts beyond this one to fulfill any exercise desire you might have.

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Happy walking!

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