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2%20Training%20Principles - Walk/Jog1570 TrainingPrinciples

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Walk/Jog 1570 Training Principles
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WALKING Good posture Arms at 90° with relaxed shoulders; swinging  motion is higher than jogging. Opposite arm swings forward as the opposite foot  reaches forward. The body leans from the ankles. Increase speed by moving arms faster Breathing should be natural. Mechanics of Fitness Walking  and Racewalking
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The Energy Cost of Walking Walkers do not lose contact with the ground. At slow speeds the normal walking gait is with  relaxed arms, thus conserving and reducing  energy expenditure. As your physical fitness improves and speed  increases, walking efficiency decreases and  energy expenditure increases. The faster you walk, the more calories you will  burn.
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The Energy Cost of Walking Body weight has an impact on energy expenditure  for both walking and jogging (weight-bearing). Moving the body from one location to another 
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course HPS 1570 taught by Professor Dorismorris during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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