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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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Arm Pumps

Bend arms 90 degrees at the elbow. Make loose fists. Swing arms in this position as you walk. Let your arms move naturally to the pace of your steps. Repeat several times. (Counting while doing this may be difficult, so do however many feel right to you.)

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Watch Leslie Sansone demonstrate each move.

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