Standing up straight while you walk engages your abdominal muscles and helps you burn even more calories, says Reames. Follow these steps to better posture:
In addition to making your appearance taller and leaner, proper alignment also helps prevent any aches and pains you may experience during exercise.
Tip: When you increase your walking speed, concentrate on making your steps faster, not lengthening your stride.
Originally published in the July 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.
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