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Power Walking Moves for Beginners

Crank up your workout with these moves designed by Leslie Sansone, group exercise leader and Walk at Home fitness trainer. Intersperse this series up to six times during a 30-minute walk, or use these exercises as a warm-up before you head out.

By Angela Law

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Overhead Arms

While walking, stretch arms straight over your head. Then, bring arms down, making loose fists while doing so; elbows should be pointing to the ground and fists should be about level with your chest. Let your arms move naturally to the pace of your steps. Try alternating this move with the previous Extended Arms exercise. Repeat several times before going on to the next move. (Counting while doing this may be difficult, so do however many feel right to you.)

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