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Putting one foot in front of the other. It’s something most of us do without even thinking about it. But walking – at a brisk pace for an extended period of time – can have many health benefits.
If your job puts you in front of some kind of screen all day, no doubt, you spend a lot of time sitting. Research shows that could lead to a number of health risks including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic syndrome.
Technology can help improve many activities, even something as simple as walking.
You’re out enjoying a nice, brisk walk. Your heart is pumping. Your muscles are feeling good. Then, you see people running past you. And you think: should I be running, too?
Unlike running, there is not a specific set of injuries that doctors or physical therapists tend to see in walkers.
There are certain things to keep in mind when heading out for a walk. Even when walking, it can be easy to overdo it if your body isn’t well prepared.