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Walk With Ease is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health.

If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

Benefits to You

The Walk With Ease Program will help you:

  • Motivate yourself to get in great shape
  • Walk safely and comfortably
  • Improve your flexibility, strength and stamina
  • Reduce pain and feel great

In studies by the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Institute on Aging of the University of North Carolina, Walk With Ease was shown to reduce pain, increase balance and strength, and improve overall health.

Experience the Walk With Ease Program

The Walk With Ease Program can be experienced in a class setting or on your own at home:

Walk With Ease Classes – Led by a certified instructor, these one-hour classes meet three times per week for six weeks and are designed to be relaxing and enjoyable.  Each session includes:

  • Health-related discussion topics
  • Self-paced group walks

Walk With Ease Guidebook – Provides all the information, support and tools you need to help you set and reach your goals.  The popular walking guidebook includes:

  • New customized walk-for-fitness routine
  • Stretching exercises
  • Heart-rate monitoring techniques

Getting Started

Click on “Find a Local Program” below to find a Walk With Ease class in your area, or contact your local Arthritis Foundation office by calling 800-283-7800.

Find a Local program button

To order the Walk With Ease guidebook, click here or call 800-283-7800.

If you’re a current Walk With Ease participant, check out the online tools, videos  and Facebook page created just for you. CLICK HERE.

If you are interested in leading a class, CLICK HERE.

If you want to take part but have concerns about your health, consult your health care provider before you begin.

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