This program is a running/speedwalking plan for individuals who are looking for a simple and fun way to increase their step count, improve their health, lose weight, and/or get motivated to move more. Regardless of whether you are a runner or walker, this program will help you achieve your desired level of fitness. Couch to 5K training includes:

  • How to transition from walking to running (If you have joint issues, we will keep training to low-impact speedwalking)
  • Training Runners to increase race time.
  • Teaching you Proper Running Form
  • How to Overcome and Avoid injuries
  • The Psychology of Running
  • Appropriate Gear for Running
  • How to Lose Weight & Burn Fat Through the Use of Running or Speedwalking
  • How to Eat Before and After a 5K Run



18 Days Is All It Takes to Jumpstart Lasting Results!

  • Struggling with weight loss isn’t just a physical thing, it’s mental and emotional. This Couch to 5k program can provide a boost to better health and lasting results.
  • ​It’s time to reconnect with yourself & cultivate a healthier relationship with food, exercise, and self-care that will lead to lasting transformation.
  • ​I created this challenge to provide you with the support you need to achieve your health, wellness, and weight loss goals. We offer a holistic approach to health that can lead to lasting transformation you’ve been seeking.

Only $49

The Couch to 5K Program is FREE to Virtual Bootcamp Members!

What's Included in The Program:

  • Live Virtual Workout Classes and Recordings. Get access to live virtual bootcamp classes 6 days a week. Classes include weight training, HITT cardio, abs, Yoga, and more. If you miss the live classes, don’t fret it. Recordings are available 24/7.
  • Coaching. You will receive a custom Couch to 5K Walk/Speedwalk workout that will help you successfully complete the scheduled 5k run/walk on day 18.
  • Nutrition Program. When you sign-up, you get to create a custom nutrition plan specific to your weight loss and fitness goal. The nutrition plan will set the specific number of calories, carb, protein, and fat to achieve goal. Also, a target date will be set.
  • Access to Step Challenge Leaderboard Rankings. This feature is one of the most popular ones. It allows you to see where you rank in real time with steps accumulated compared to others in the challenge.
  • Progress Tracker. This feature allows you to record your weight, measurements, and bodyfat.
  • Video on Demand. This feature gives you access to hundreds of workout videos with numerous fitness instructors. Workouts include Taebo, Kickboxing, Yoga, Meditation, Cycling, Weight Training, and much more.
  • Access to Virtual Community Page. This feature helps you stay connected with other members of the community. You are allowed to post your success and struggles. The Virtual Community will encourage and support you on your journey.

Does This Sound Like You?

Are you an active adult between ages 40 and 80 years old who don't mind walking for exercise? Are accumulating thousands of steps daily, but losing weight very slow; or nothing is happening at all? Maybe you are just getting started with being active and want an easy low impact exercise to help you get healthier?   

The 18-Day Walking Challenge is a simple solution that will help you become the healthiest version of you. And is the answer to many of your problems and questions listed below. 

  • Are you struggling to lose weight?... and don't believe you can.
  • Does it seem like no matter how much you walk or exercise... the weight sticks to you like glue?
  • Are you frustrated with physical and health limitations such as... joint stiffness, arthritis, chronic injuries; and not sure on how you can increase walking steps without experiencing joint pain or further injuries?
  • Are you feel discouraged to walk or exercise...  and feel like your motivation to be more active is dying each year.

Our Walking Challenge is the answer!

$299 Value Only $69


Proven Outcomes


"My level of fitness and daily step count got a major push when we started having walking challenges. I couldn’t do very much at first. But after my competitive spirit kicked in, and I began to see that I could do more and make real progress in my step count, increased energy, and endurance, I continued to search for opportunities in my day to add in some steps. I still get tickled that whenever I am on a conference call (or even some Zoom meetings) I will now jog in place. I watch my recorded tv shows while I am steppin’. And I will dance around the house to upbeat music at the drop of a hat!

I am not a threat to the leaders in our current step challenge, but as I challenge myself, my health and I are big winners!"



" When the pandemic hit, Walter reached out to offer a virtual group training option to my son, and me, if I was interested... I'm a "gym rat," but not a group workout person at all... but I figured, why not!. Well, 3 years later, I'm still with WLFS Virtual Boot Camp regularly!... I like the fact that I get the benefit of a dedicated, innovative coach who's always looking for ways to keep things interesting, to challenge us, and to keep us motivated to keep moving and healthy. It's also fun to be part of a group of like-minded, fun people but still be able to work out in the privacy of my own home, or in a quiet spot somewhere in my gym.

Walter also sets up various group challenges on an regular basis... The Walking challenges he sets up are one of my favorites, because these motivate me to push myself, particularly on days when I just want to "take a break..." I love how the group all cheer each other on as well! Again, it's that sense of community we all need! ."



"The walking challenge was an eye opener for me. I was hesitant to enter the challenge for two reasons. One, I would have to commit for consecutive days of walking, even when I didn't feel like it. Second, I thought walking more daily was really NOT going to bring me results.

What I found was that consistent and increased movement per day is a game changer. 

At the end of the challenge a miracle happened. I got on the scale, and I had lost weight! That’s when it hit me. The only thing I changed was to add enjoyable walks to my routine and it helped me break my plateau.

Every walking challenge that comes my way, I sign up for it. Moving more has become a huge part of my daily routine and I owe it all to Walter who convinced me to join that first walking challenge.

On vacation? Out with friends? Not a problem! I would just walk before and after, incorporating movement and still maintaining balance in my life and on my scale. Thank you, Walter, for making me a part of this new lifestyle!

Agatha M.

Get To Know Walter Lewis Better


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Walter Lewis

Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions (WLFS) officially launched in 2005. Walter Lewis is an experienced fitness coach who has trained and coached over 10,000 individuals to achieve optimal health and fitness. His list of clients includes corporations, busy professionals, executives, CEOs, seniors, pageant competitors, adults, and celebrities.

In 2011, Walter helped Gaylord National Harbor Hotel become 2nd ranked Healthiest employer with his corporate bootcamp and yoga classes. He’s been the wellness and fitness coach for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) from 2012 - 2020. Other corporate clients have included Mitre, Boeing, Vitamin Shoppe, Synchrony Financial, Westin Hotel, The Institute for Workplace Equality, and more.

In 2019, Walter published his second book “Momentum: How to Build Resilient Self-Control and Crush Your Health and Fitness Goals.” His third book “Transformation” is set to release in 2024.

At the start of the pandemic in 2020, Walter launched his Virtual Bootcamp and Coaching program. It has over 80 subscribing members. 

His credentials include the following:
•Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification
-RRCA Certified Running coach
• National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
• American Council on Exercise Personal Training (ACE)
• Certified Wellness Coach (endorsed by College of Sports Medicine)
• BA, Business Administration from Averett University
• MS, Information Management from Marymount University

Number of clients trained: 7100
Years in Business: 18
Average Weight Loss for Clients: 55 pounds
Average Body Fat Loss for Clients: 13.5%
Average Time Clients Spend with WLFS: 5 years