Top Tips For Walking

Posted : Tuesday 2nd April 2013

Get a pedometer - A pedometer counts the number of steps you make

Get a dog! - you are likely to walk twice as far as someone who doesn’t have a dog

Walk with friends - Walking with friends will help you motivate each other

Wear layers - Temperature control is as vital in walking as it is in running

Carry a water bottle - Being properly hydrated stops you flagging and keeps you alert

Wear the right shoes for walking - Wear walking shoes are specifically designed for the purpose of walking and keep your feet comfortable

Warm up - Warm up by walking for 5 minutes at an easy pace

Have a walking plan - Work out how many times you are going to walk each week and for how long

Have a favourite walk - Having a favourite walk or circuit that you are familiar with will allow you to enjoy the walk more

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