When Walking for Fitness

  • Always walk in a safe, well-lighted place.

  • First warm up for five to seven minutes by walking at a slower pace.

  • Keep a steady pace.

  • Walk for at least 30 minutes.

  • Wear shoes that fit and provide good support.

  • Keep your back straight.

  • Cool down for five to seven minutes at the end of your workout by walking at a slower pace.

  • Stretch after you cool down.