Check out these online resources to help jump-start your walking program: Provides a free, online analysis of your diet and lifestyle habits. You can also choose to add your information, confidentially, to the National Runner's and Walker's Survey, sponsored by the National Health Study of Nutrition. A user-friendly walking and exercise online diary, allowing you to track your workouts by creating a virtual log of your walks (distances, times, calories used). This site also offers feedback statistics and the option of comparing your progress with other walkers. A comprehensive site with information on the environmental, economic and transportation benefits of walking, plus ideas for making your community more walker-friendly.

—Elisa Bosley