Like to walk, but wish it was a little more effective?
Walking is an easy exercise, but the effectiveness as a workout is not so strong compared to other types of exercise. You can do many different things to make your walking a more effective exercise! Try these to enjoy and get the benefits from walking!
Next time you walk, try some ups and downs, not just on flat roads. When you walk uphills, you use your muscle more and burn more calories. Hiking will be a good way to walk uphills. Instead of going uphills going on stirs will do the same trick.
When you walk, holding some weights will make the walking more effective. If you don't want to hold weight in your hands, wearing backpack will keep your hands free.
If you want to burn more calories, walk faster. Keep 75% of maximum heart rate is the best pace for this. Wear a fitness tracker to keep your heart rate.
Move your arms
By moving your arms will make you walk faster. Also it will add some movements on your body to burn more calories. Keep your elbows at 90 degrees to maintain the right posture.