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Will walking on sand help lower impact even more?

Will walking on sand help lower impact even more?

Sand walking: Walking on sand verses pavement can be better (as in safer) for your joints as sand can provide your joints with more cushion if you walk with the same impact you use on pavement. Both surfaces have their pros and cons. Walking on sand can also test your balance and lower-leg stability. Stay focused, though, because if you are not careful you could roll an ankle or tweak a knee. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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In my dreams when i run I have trouble running lol. It's like i'm running in sand kinda or trying to walk thru mud. Why?

In my dreams when i run I have trouble running lol. It's like i'm running in sand kinda or trying to walk thru  mud. Why?

Dreams : Often what we eat and or drink before bedtime can affect what we dream about. You should consider having a regular schedule before bed time. You should also consider limiting sugar and alcohol before bedtime. If you get better sleep your more likely to sleep better which would therefore help you run faster in your sleep. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm trying to figure out why my knee & the rest of my leg are in so much pain, I've been walking a lot & in the sand but also have been drinking. Help?

I'm trying to figure out why my knee & the rest of my leg are in so much pain, I've been walking a lot & in the sand but also have been drinking. Help?

Knee pain: When you say drinking..as in alcohol. You may have injured your self and were to intoxicated at the time to know. Best to see doctor and have your knee/leg checked out. If you are using alcohol, please be careful. Concerned if this is case for you. May have more of an issue than just knee/leg pain. Please be safe. ...Read more

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After a walk on the beach, i stopped to wipe sand off my feet, then i wiped my hands on my pants. Started to feel the itching immediately! what is it?

After a walk on the beach, i stopped to wipe sand off my feet, then i wiped my hands on my pants. Started to feel the itching immediately! what is it?

Itchy palms?: The suggestion here is that you either came across a powerful irritant contaminating the sand or that you have IgE (allergic antibody that causes immediate allergic reactions) to something in the sand (latex is a possibility since you have a known sensitivity to that). ...Read more

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I want to train my legs by walking around daily by having small sand weighs 1-2 kilo around my ankle... Can this cause damaga to my feet somehow?

I want to train my legs by walking around daily by having small sand weighs 1-2 kilo around my ankle... Can this cause damaga to my feet somehow?

Don't recommend: Weights around the ankles while walking can place abnormal stress/ possibly hurt your knees. These weights are primarily meant to use in specific movements for muscle groups while stationary, . ...Read more

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Walking alone at night?

Walking alone at night?

Usually not wise: Being alone anywhere can make you a target. Best not to walk alone anywhere at night. ...Read more

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I forgot to walk, what to do?

I forgot to walk, what to do?

Exercise?: Did you forget to do part of an exercise program? If - yes, consider walking in place or doing some other form of aerobic activity. If I did not understand what you are asking then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can walking be good exercise?

Can walking be good exercise?

The best!: Walking is the exercise! fish swim, birds fly, land-based mammals walk. Except for last 50 years, we spent most of our time standing/walking. Is walking 30 min then sitting all day good exercise? It beats 24 hours of just sitting. (see "23.5 hours" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auains6higo ) even better? Sit fewer than 3 hours a day & add 2+ good years to your life. http://tinyurl.com/6q69wtl. ...Read more

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Did walking good for the body?

Did walking good for the body?

Yes: It helps cardiovascular issues and musculoskeletal conditioning. It qualifies as exercise. ...Read more

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