Walking is one of the easiest ways for you to be physically active.
Walking is inexpensive, and you can walk almost anywhere and at any time. Walking may
Keep safety in mind as you plan when and where you walk.
Stretch It Out
Stretch gently after you warm up your muscles, and again after you cool down. Try doing the stretches listed below. Do not bounce or hold your breath when you stretch. Perform slow movements and stretch only as far as you feel comfortable.
Step Right This Way
Walking with proper form is very important.
* Walk with your chin up and your shoulders slightly back.
* Let the heel of your foot touch the ground first, then roll your weight forward.
* Walk with your toes pointed forward.
* Swing your arms naturally as you walk.
Try to walk daily. If you are walking fewer than three times per week, give yourself more than two weeks before increasing the pace and frequency.
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