Women's Health Walking Workouts



The faster you walk, the more quickly you earn points. Good walking form makes quickening your pace a snap, says walking expert Mark Fenton, author of The Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Fitness, and Weight Loss. Try these tips for an automatic turbocharg­e

Bend your elbows.

You wouldn’t run with straight arms; don’t fitness walk with them either. Pump your arms so your fists swing in an arc from waist to chest height.

Keep your eyes on the horizon and your chin up.

Glance down at your feet only from time to time if you’re concerned about losing your balance.

Spring off your toes.

Push off as though you were trying to show someone behind you the sole of your shoe with every step.

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