… Strengthen your bones, and prevent osteoporosis and osteoarthritis (regular walking could halve the number of people over 45 who fracture their hip). Help reduce blood pressure in some people with hypertension. Improve your balance and coordination, and decrease your likelihood of falling.
There are channels and websites that can be a source for instructional videos and blogs on how we can try walking as a form of exercise. And one of those is the famous, Walk At Home by Leslie Sansone!
As stated in their website, walking burns more calories because,
- It’s a series of multi-muscle moves
- Movements set to the beats per minute in workout (and popular) music.
- A higher muscle engagement leads to higher calorie burn and of course more muscle tone!
- Walking is the most natural and effective way to health and wellness, and works for anyone, any age, any size and anywhere
We think that this channel is a great source for seniors who want to try walking as a form of their exercise, so we will be profiling it in this article!
Who Is Leslie Sansone?
… holds eight fitness certifications from organizations including The American College of Sports Medicine and Cooper Institute. With over 30 years experience leading millions to health and wellness (and a 2014 induction into the National Fitness Hall of Fame), Leslie is a highly sought-after contributor to publications including Woman’s Day, Real Age, iVillage, Family Circle and many more. She was QVC’s first on-air guest and has made national TV appearances for the past 30 years.
And her philosophy is,
Our bodies were made to move, and we can Walk our way to health and wellness!
What Is Walk At Home?
Walk At Home is the world’s leading fitness walking brand and the creator of original walking workout. It is one of the top-selling fitness brands at mass retail, including Walmart, Target, and QVC. It helped a lot of people live active and healthy lives for over 30 years.
In the website they stated,
WE’VE BEEN WALKING FOR OVER 25 YEARS!
Walk at Home began with a few aerobics classes in Leslie’s health club in the 80’s (big hair! leg warmers!). It has now grown into the #1 in-home walking program worldwide. From the very first “Walk Aerobics” VHS tape to our best-selling DVDs in Walmart and Target, and now our popular app and top-ranked YouTube channel, Walk at Home is now a digital-first brand.
Walk at Home has produced hundreds of workouts and the Walk at Home library of workouts can be streamed on any of your favorite devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and more.
YouTube Channel and Most Popular Videos
The YouTube channel was launched on July 11, 2011, and as of today, they have over 200 videos, 753,694,551 total views, and approximately 3.93 million subscribers. And it was ranked as one of the Top Fitness Channels on YouTube.
The contents of the YouTube channel were mostly about heart pumping workout, 1 mile walking workout, 2 mile walking training, rings resistance exercises, walk run and life, steel city workouts, walk with pilates, and many more.
And as of right now, the three most popular videos on the channel are:
“FAST Walking in 30 minutes | Fitness Videos” with 93,845,049 views.
“START! Walking at Home American Heart Association 3 Mile Walk” with 64,829,922 views.
“1 Mile Happy Walk [Walk at Home 1 Mile]” with 60,428,166 views.
The videos are embedded below:
Online Presence And Publicity
We hope this article has been helpful as we believe Walk At Home by Leslie Sansone YouTube Channel is a great resource for seniors!
Find out more about it by subscribing and watching videos in their YouTube Channel.