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TAKE CARE OF YOUR FEET, SO THEY CAN TAKE CARE OF YOU

Biomechanically, walking upright on two legs and two feet is extremely complex. Example: each time your heel lifts off the ground, it forces your toes to carry one half of your body weight. Foot problems require special attention and can often be your first sign of more serious medical issues.

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TIPS TO BECOME BETTER AT WALKING

Don’t let anyone tell you you’re just walking. Take it from Toronto’s Lee Scott, founder and head coach of Wow Power Walking. She has coached thousands of walkers for fitness and marathons. She has power walked more than 100 distance events, including 35 full marathons – the latest one was

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Walking your way to better health

There is no question, it’s been a tough couple of years. COVID-19 brought a lot of uncertainty, impacted our physical health and mental well-being and eroded our social connections. In the meantime, Canadians became more sedentary. 

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Creating an efficient running stride

A senior couple out for a run in the park Evolved from our hunter-gatherer ancestry, running is a natural movement for the human body. There is also a built-in efficiency in a natural running stride and beauty in watching the graceful and efficient propulsion of the legs and arms in
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