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bulletConsult with your physician before beginning any fitness program.
bulletWear a good pair of shoes (low heel, laterally-supportive heel counter, good arch support, good cushioning, flexible mid-sole, and wide toe box).
bulletBegin increasing your workout by taking longer and/or more frequent walks.
bulletIncrease speed by taking quicker steps (and not by over-striding in front of the body).
bulletIncrease distance or speed no more than 5% a week.
bulletVary workouts - mix long-slow walks with short-fast walks: use more than one walking route.
bulletStart each workout slowly; stretch after warmed up AND after the workout - do not stretch "cold" muscles.
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