Walking - Relaxed Pace Approx. Description
Relaxed walking can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. It can be done alone or in groups, indoors or outdoors. Walking is a safe, low impact way to burn calories. It is recognized as one of the safest forms of aerobic activity. Walkers should wear lightly colored or reflective clothing so they may be seen more easily by motorists.
Walking - Relaxed Pace Approx. Warnings
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Walking - Relaxed Pace Approx. Sport-specific applications
Walking - Relaxed Pace Approx. Equipment required
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: quadriceps, calves, gluteal muscles, hamstrings and hip flexors Assistance muscles: abdominals, obliques, shoulders, chest and upper back (latter groups used minimally with arm swinging)
Approximately 0.022 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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