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BODY LANGUAGE – Ready to head out and do some walking or jogging?

The Union staff

Here are four basic steps in preparation.

Wear good shoes: Jogging/walking briskly creates impact on your bones. Without the right footwear, it can be hard on your joints. Good shoes help absorb the impact. Get some help from experts at shoe or sporting goods stores.

Stretch your calves: Stand about 2 feet from a wall or fence and stretch your calves. Hold stretch positions for 30 seconds and repeat several times.

Seek softer surfaces: Dirt roads, asphalt walkways, jogging trails, and treadmills have more cushion than concrete.

Set goals: Make it fun to increase your distance or reduce time for same distance. Keep mapping out your route until you get up to three miles – a good daily jaunt.

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(Source: Prevention Magazine, “Walk-to-Jog Plan,” May ’04)


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