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How to work it (your legs) while you walk

This is a great workplace exercise for runners. It strengthens the front of your legs (which are often weak in runners) and also stretches the back of them (which often become tight)

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1. Start standing, looking straight ahead. Engage your core. Lift your toes off the ground so that you balance on your heels.

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2. Walk forward for 10 to 12 steps. Make sure to maintain proper posture: Don’t look at your feet and don’t drop your toes!

Carrie Cockburn/The Globe and Mail

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