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Don't be fooled by the word "Racewalking." You don't have to be a competitive racer to enjoy this mega-calorie burning form of exercise. Racewalking is the perfect activity for any woman who has muscular skeletal injuries that would prevent her from running. There are two basic rules of racewalking:
As your racewalking speed picks up, try to avoid the tendency to hunch your shoulders. Consider this: Any form of tension requires energy. If you waste energy by tensing your shoulders, there will be less energy available to create a dynamic, calorie-burning workout. Speaking of burning calories, a 130-pound woman will burn approximately 210 calories in a 30-minute racewalking workout.