- Q What is good form for moving my arms when walking?
Pamela Carthew , FitnessYour arms can propel you forward giving more power to your walk, thereby burning more calories. Your arms should be kept close to your body at a 90 angle. Hands relaxed, and not clenched as this will raise your blood pressure. Do not... Full Answer
- Q What are some good walking techniques?
Emily Adams - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessAlign your Spine! If you are walking on flat ground, use a drawing in maneuver, which means draw your belly button to your spine, and retract your shoulers (that means NO ROUNDING of the shoulders). Count your breaths, and engage the butt and hamstrings... Full Answer
- Q Where should my eyes be focused when walking?
Emily Adams - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessThey should be focuses about 20-30 feet ahead of you. Any closer and you would not be able to see where you are walking. Full Answer
- Q What is flapping feet when walking?
Ann Scritsmier , FitnessFlapping your feet is not rolling your foot as you step into it, from heal to toe. Kind of like slapping your foot down. This can be due to stiff shoes. Full Answer
- Q What can I do about flapping feet when walking?
Ruben Cervantes - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessIf by flapping you mean the clap that your foot makes on to the ground from improperly flexing your foot during a normal running gait, I would say that you need to stretch your calves and workout the anterior tibialis (shins). Learn how to properly... Full Answer
- Q What is slapping feet when walking?
Mr. Kyle Stull - NASM Expert, FitnessFoot slap is often referred to as drop foot or foot drop. There could some differences but for the most part they have similar implications. The first thing to do is see your Doctor to be checked for any signs of nerve damage. In many... Full Answer