Do you think that walking is not science? Maybe you could better exploit the benefits of a good walk. These tips will help you achieve this, while making your workout more enjoyable and freshening.
Begins to walk slowly and gradually work up the intensity.
Find the most suitable walking shoes and in which you are comfortable. Choose which have been designed especially for walking and experts suggest that you make sure there is space for a thumb between your toe and the shoe. Try to choose one that is just the heel, but allows the movement of the fingers comfortably.
Hear what your feet say to you. Exercise when your body screams that you can not do it cause you more harm than good.
Have a plan to adhere to the program even in special circumstances such as when it is raining, when it is winter or when you travel.
If you have diabetes, you should be especially careful with your feet. Check them every day for blisters, sores or wounds. If you have problems such as numbness in your toes or fingers, itching or swelling, it is very important that you visit a doctor immediately.
Find new places to walk. Find a map and get different walking routes. Check the miles or kilometers and uses signs to know where are the sidewalks, roads or train tracks.
Walk straight. Think about lengthening your spine and make sure to look forward and not down.
Take smaller steps and not longer. To accelerate the pace of your progress, gives smaller steps and naturally. If you do 130 steps per minute, you're walking at a speed of 4 miles per hour, which will provide excellent training to your cardio system.
Bend your arms. So you can easily increase the speed, bend your arms at 90 degrees and let your hands swing in an arc from your waist to chest level.
Push with your toes. Landing on your heels, roll your foot from heel to toes and push hard with your fingers.
Hiking the hills or elevations. For a more intense walk, walk on roads with slopes. Even a moderate degree of elevation may increase your calorie expenditure.
Keeps track of what you walk each day and record how you feel, how you will improve your body and your movement and other benefits of improvements in your health.

Note: If you're not physically fit or if you ever feel you are progressing too quickly agreed to these recommendations, reduce the pace a bit and make smaller increments. If you have a medical problem remember to consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.

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Walk 1 mile (1.6 km) is equivalent to burning 100 calories.
If you exercise on a treadmill, elliptical machine or stationary bike, burning 100 calories is roughly equal to 1 mile or 2000 steps.
To burn the equivalent of walking 10,000 steps, you should exercise equivalent to burning 500 calories.
The average length of the steps most people is 2.5 feet, which equates to 2,000 steps to walk one mile, so 10,000 steps equals approximately 5 miles.
A sedentary person will usually make between 1.000 and 3.000 steps daily.

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