In this video walking is shown to be a great workout that is geared for your whole body.
Walking in general is not only a great tool for a normal person but it is also an asset to an athlete as a proper warm-up can reduce the chance of injury regulates the blood flow.
However, it is vital that you educate yourself first before hitting the road and like every other exercise there is a technique that has to be followed while doing this exercise.
The video highlights:
- Posture should always be kept in mind – The shoulders should be relaxed your stomach
drawn in and your back should be kept straight.
- Walk should start at a slower pace for 10 minutes and then be gradually increased as your body starts burning fat after 20 minutes into the exercise. Then keep going at a normal pace and then slowly decrease your tempo when your workout comes to an end.
- Inhale through the nose and exhale through mouth to make better use of your lungs. This is an important aspect of this whole exercise.
- The correct method to walk is by taking steps from your heel to your toes as shown in the video. It is further shown that if you have recently started walking, better to start with shorter walks and gradually increase the distance and speed.
- As a precautionary measure, you should always keep track of your pulse through a pulse
monitor as demonstrated in the video.
- If you are looking to lose weight the video recommends 12000 to 13000 steps a day to
lower your body fat level. Furthermore, the video highlights several ways that can help an individual walk more.
- Like if a person commutes to his office by bus then he should get off 1-2 stops early and
walk his way to the office.
- Similarly, the video implies that one should try to use the stairs instead to using the lift to reach his office.
- Moreover, the video indicates that a person should always choose the shop that is far away from one’s residence in order to walk more.
- Last but not least, the video also covers the fact that walking can become boring so to
counter that it suggests that a person should listen to audio.
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