Where should my eyes be focused when walking?

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When walking, you should be sure to stand tall and focus forward. Focusing 15-20 steps or 20-30 feet in front of you will be ideal. This distance will help ensure your safety by allowing you to view and see if any obstacles are present.  If you look to closely then you will not be able to see in front of you. If you look to far away then you may miss any obstacles that are present.
They should be focuses about 20-30 feet ahead of you. Any closer and you would not be able to see where you are walking. 

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Walking Biomechanics

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