This exercise involves walking at a faster pace than usual, with the goal of increasing heart rate and burning calories. It can be done outdoors or on a treadmill, and is a low-impact form of cardio that can be easily incorporated into a daily routine.
Briskly Walking Instructions
- Start by standing up straight with your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Begin walking forward, swinging your arms naturally at your sides.
- Take quick, purposeful steps, landing on the balls of your feet and rolling through to your heels.
- Keep your core engaged and your shoulders relaxed.
- Continue walking at a brisk pace for at least 30 minutes, aiming for a heart rate of 50-70% of your maximum heart rate.
- Gradually increase your pace and distance over time to challenge yourself and improve your fitness level.
Briskly Walking Form & Visual
Briskly Walking Benefits
- Improves cardiovascular health
- Increases endurance and stamina
- Helps with weight loss and weight management
- Reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke
- Strengthens bones and muscles
- Improves mood and reduces stress
- Can be done anywhere and requires no equipment
Briskly Walking Muscles Worked
- Calf muscles
- Back muscles
Briskly Walking Variations & Alternatives
- Power Walking
- Speed Walking
- Interval Walking
- Hill Walking
- Stair Walking