Walking is one of the most common forms of exercises done by all age groups, youngsters to the eldest person. The study states that it is harmful to go for a walk in your everyday slippers or out of shape footwear, any kind of injury caused can hinder your daily routine of exercise or derail your fitness regime. Be it any kind of work out, it is important that you wear perfect shoes. Soumen Das, Senior Marketing Manager at Skechers India, and Shivoham, Celebrity Fitness Trainer and Brand ambassador of Avvatar Whey Protein, say that it is important that you invest in a quality shoe which can help prevent foot and ankle damage, and make walking a more pleasant and comfortable experience.

Below are some solutions to make your walking fun, along with some reasons on why it is important to go back to basics:

Walking In Relevant Shoes

Whenever your foot makes a movement, it impacts the best part of the body as well. If you are in wearing the appropriate walking shoe proper support would be provided to the arches and heels which will allow proper blood circulation and range of motion in the feet. When the basic criteria are not met, your body starts to overcompensate which eventually leads to pain in the heels, ankles, knees, hips and lower back. So, it is really important that you choose the appropriate shoes.

Protein Shake Post Walking

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Any kind of work out will cause you to lose water and electrolytes through sweat. It also depletes glucose levels that your body needs for energy. Hence, it is important that you supplement your body with whey protein post walking. Whey protein that is made by extracting protein-rich nutrients from cow’s milk should be an ideal choice as it best suits the Indian body type. 

Walking Helps Blood Circulation

Walking helps in proper blood circulation. It also reduces the risk of strokes. Walking helps the body to supply the proper amount of oxygen and glucose which helps in better functioning of the brain. It makes the mind fresh and ‘ready for anything’ kind of attitude. But all this can be achieved only if you are wearing the right kind of shoes. Walking in discomfort will hinder all the benefits aforementioned.

Athletic Walking

Walking like an athlete is the most sensible way to exercise. Athletic walking is easy to start. Unlike other activities, no special equipment is required. To walk athletically, you do not even need a special place to get started. For most, the front door, a pair of athletic shoes, loose-fitting clothing, and a desire to get fit are all that is required. Athletic walking is a low-intensity exercise that can be ramped up for the more adventurous. 

By working out without raising your pulse too high, you burn more fat than runners who work at higher intensity levels. Instead, these runners burn more carbohydrates, thereby reducing the amount of fat loss, for those wishing to really push their physical limits athletic walking is the answer.

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Wearing the wrong shoes for walking can cause you a lot of problems. And wearing the right shoes will give you all possible benefits to your body without any obstacle to your daily fitness walking routine.

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