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Never too early to start training for next year’s walk

November 13, 2008
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Found this interesting information on walking today.

In an article in the New York Times,  learning how to walk properly to avoid pain in your lower back.

From About.com, walking the right way can give you better health, fitness, and attitude. It can help you walk faster and more smoothly.  Walking the wrong way can lead to wasted effort or even injury, not to mention ridicule.

10 Walking Mistakes to Avoid

1. Overstriding
2. The Wrong Shoes
3. Flapping, Slapping Feet
4. No Arms
5. Chicken Winging
6. Head Down
7. Leaning
8. The Wrong Clothes
9. Not Drinking Enough
10. Over training

Read about each of the ten items above: http://walking.about.com/cs/beginners/a/10mistakes1.htm

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