Heart-healthy Steps: How to Walk for Exercise and Do it Safely
Make the most of your daily walks, but follow some key steps to avoid injury and stay on your feet longer.
You’ve been advised to walk more for heart health by your doctor, the health care providers quoted in this publication, and countless other experts. But how do you know if you’re doing it right? Yo have been walking since you were a year old and probably never gave it much thought since then. But there really are right and wrong ways to walk. And if you want to use brisk walking as your preferred form of heart-pumping aerobic exercise, there are some key steps you should follow.