Supercharge-Your-Walks-& Shed-Pounds-with-Rucking (No-Gym-Required!)

Uncategorized Apr 30, 2024

Hey amazing ladies!

We all know walking is fantastic for our health. It gets our hearts pumping, clears our heads, and is a fantastic way to stay active. But what if I told you there's a way to take your walks to the next level and boost your fat-burning potential? Enter rucking – your new secret weapon for weight loss and a stronger you!


Imagine your daily walk, but with a weighted backpack (a.k.a. ruck) adding some extra challenge. Rucking is basically a walk with a weight vest or backpack filled with water bottles, books, or anything that adds some heft. It's inspired by military training, where soldiers carry heavy packs for long distances. But guess what? You don't need to be a soldier to reap the amazing benefits!


Here's the exciting part: studies show that rucking can help you burn up to 14% more body fat compared to regular walking! That's right, ladies, adding a little weight to your walk can seriously rev up your calorie burn. Here are some other reasons why you'll love rucking:

โ—       Low-Impact-Exercise:

Unlike running or jumping jacks, rucking is gentle on your joints. This makes it perfect for women over 50 or those with injuries.

โ—       Builds-Strength-&-Endurance:

 Carrying that extra weight strengthens your core, legs, back, and shoulders – a full-body workout disguised as a walk!

โ—       Boosts Metabolism:

Rucking challenges your body in a new way, forcing your metabolism to work harder and burn more calories even after your walk is done.


โ—       Mental-Toughness:

 Let's face it, carrying weight takes some grit! But conquering that challenge builds mental resilience and confidence – a win for both mind and body!

โ—       Get-Outdoors:

 Take your rucking adventure to the park, a scenic trail, or even your neighborhood! Fresh air and nature add an extra dose of mood-boosting goodness. โ˜€


Ready to try rucking? Here are some easy tips:

โ—       Start-Light:

Don't overload yourself! Begin with a weight that feels comfortable, like 10-15% of your body weight. Gradually increase the weight as you get stronger

โ—       Proper-Form:

Maintain good posture with your shoulders back and core engaged. Imagine a straight line from your head to your heels.

โ—       Listen-to-Your-Body:

Start slow and gradually increase distance and duration. Don't push yourself too hard, especially when you're new to rucking.

โ—       Hydration-is-Key:

 Carry a water bottle and stay hydrated before, during, and after your rucking session.

โ—       Find-a-Buddy:

 Rucking with a friend can make it more fun and motivating. Plus, you can chat and enjoy each other's company.


Rucking is a simple, yet powerful way to transform your walks into a fat-burning powerhouse. It's a fun way to get stronger, boost your metabolism, and enjoy the outdoors (if you choose to!). So, why not give it a try? You might just love the way it makes you feel! Remember, small changes often lead to big results. Let's embrace the challenge and celebrate a healthier, more confident you!

Stay strong, stay fabulous, and happy rucking!

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Here's a link to my favorite weighted simple rucking pack on my Amazon affiliate site. Mines pink !!

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With love,

Your Weight Loss Coach,

Sharon Nort Pohl

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