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How to Walk - Warm-up

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Updated May 18, 2014

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Start out at a slow, easy pace for each walking session.

Allow your muscles to warm up before you stretch, add speed or hills.

Warm up for 5 minutes at this easy pace. This is a pace where you are strolling comfortably without breathing heavily.

Adjust your shoelaces and clothing for better comfort during your warm-up. You should start your walk feeling a bit cool, and by the end of the warm-up you might find you don't need a jacket.

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