Since tomorrow is Start Walking Day, I wanted to stroll out some tried-and-true tips for getting the most out of your walk. Just because walking is one of the first things we learn to do as humans doesn't mean we don't have more to learn. If you're walking for exercise or if you just want to make your regular walks more fitness filled, here are some tips on making your walk work harder for you.
- Pay attention to your posture. Look straight ahead with your chin parallel to the ground, rather than looking down. Meanwhile, keep your shoulders down and back, away from your ears.
- Activate your abs. Stand up straight so your ribs are stretching away from your hips, and be careful not to lean forward or backward at the waist or puff out your chest. When going downhill, sit back slightly, but keep your weight over your feet.
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