New studies show that walking for an hour a day, five days a week, can cut a person's risk of stroke in half. Walking conditions the heart, improves muscle tone, develops strength, relieves stress and eases various health problems. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Walking for Health "walks" readers through an easy, safe and inexpensive way to fitness, discussing the importance of stretching, what clothes to wear, and where to walk safely. The title also offers programs that readers can coordinate their lives around or fit into a busy schedule. Dozens of Websites, magazines and journals are listed as an in-depth resource.