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Speed Up Your Walking

July 2, 2013

Source: University of California, Berkeley

Race walking is an Olympic track and field event, but many people enjoy modified versions of race walking—often referred to as power or speed walking—as a recreational exercise.

There are no hard and fast rules about how to speed walk, but it generally means you are walking as quickly as you can, short of running—and to do this, it helps to pump your arms with your elbows bent.

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