Never underestimate the power of a good walk—and not just as a midrun break. Going for a “pure” walk (no running at all) allows your body to make small adaptations that strengthen your feet, knees, and hips. Long, brisk walks can help boost your endurance. And walking as a means of cross-training gives your joints and running muscles a well-deserved break, which can help reduce or eliminate the aches and pains caused by running. Here’s how (and when) to add walks to your routine to become a fitter runner.
Glad I am a walker and don’t drive…..