WALKING

Recover Correctly After a Run or Walk

Whether you're a newbie or a regular runner or walker, prioritising your recovery may serve you well for future exercise longevity. Warming Up  Your warm up is the starting point to a greater recovery! Recovery is generally associated with methods...

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Maximise Your Walking!

There are numerous ways in which we could improve our walking capabilities or walking fitness. The more obvious tactics are to walk more often, walk for longer or a combination of both. All three of these strategies are excellent, and you may have already tried those approaches. But let's discuss Intensity. Simply put, how hard is your body having to...

Walking Warm Up & Cool Down

    You're ready to start your walk. But have you prepared properly?   Try This 2-Minute Standing Warm Up   1. Front Leg Raises - 10 Reps each leg     1. In a standing position, use a support for balance. 2. Both legs are straight with a slight bend in the knees. 3. Swing the leg out in...

Walk Faster and Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke

It has been well documented that walking speed and grip strength are reliable measures for predicting the risk of falls in the elderly (1,2,3,5). However, It is less well known that by simply walking a little faster we can be reducing our risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke later in life. A recent meta-analysis study (4) found that individuals who...