Walking is one of the best ways to burn off fat. Being low impact also makes it an ideal exercise for the elderly or those who may be rehabilitating from an injury. The are ways that you can urn xtra fat while you are doing your walking exercising. Use these easy to implement extras to your daily walk for an extra fat burning push.
by Tracy Teare
From Health magazine
Here’s how to boost your calorie-burn big time-without
much extra effort.
Use your arms
Vigorously pumping your bent arms helps you go faster-and burn more calories, says Lee Scott, walking coach and director of WoW Power Walking in Toronto.
Next: Take smaller steps
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Using Nordic poles torches an average 20 percent more calories by engaging the muscles in your upper body and torso, says Mark Fenton, author of The Complete Guide to Walking. Plant the pole firmly at a 45-degree angle behind you, then push back forcefully against the ground to propel yourself forward.
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