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How to Walk - Taking a Step


Updated May 16, 2014

Walking step motion
The walking step is a rolling motion.
  • Strike the ground first with your heel.
  • Roll through the step from heel to toe.
  • Push off with your toe.
  • Bring the back leg forward to strike again with the heel.
  • Flexible shoes will ensure you are able to roll through the step.
  • If your feet are slapping down rather than rolling through the step, your shoes are likely too stiff.
  • At first, your shin muscles may tire and be sore until they are strengthened.

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Walking Technique Tutorial

1. Posture
2. Arms
3. Taking a Step
4. Your Stride
5. Warm-up
6. Stretching
7. Cool down

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