Power walking

All the benefits of power walking on health, our training programmes and techniques for power walking, active walking and speed walking

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Did you stop practising sport through lack of time or following injury? Are you keen to take up sports again in a gentler way? Start exercising safely by opting for active walking: a sport which is accessible to all, comprehensive, yet gentle on your joints.


Have you recently caught the bug for active walking and your friends and family are wondering what has got into you? Here's how to answer the most commonly asked questions, without losing motivation. Maybe you have even convinced them to join you in discovering all the pleasures of active walking!


The n° 1 beauty gripe amongst women, cellulite often prevents women from feeling good about their bodies. This residual fatty layer which tends to develop at the top of the thighs needn't be permanent and can be combatted in a very natural way. Find out how active walking can help you to tone your body thanks to its anti-cellulite effects.


Whether you want to lose weight, tone your body or get back in shape, walking has the benefit of not putting excessive strain on your joints.Its benefits are not only physical because walking also has benefits for your health: this is a simple and effective sport for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. So, why not take advantage of all the benefits of walking?


Whatever your age or physical condition, Dr. Patrick Bacquaert, head doctor of the IRBMS ("Institut de Recherche du Bien-être, de la Médecine et du Sport Santé" – sports medicine and well-being research institute) recommends fitness walking to take care of your health.Find out why in this video!


Walking is a complete, simple and effective sport but your feet, which are needed for walking, are complex. Made up of 26 bones, many joints and several ligaments, our feet are what enable our bodies to walk.


Getting into shape and feeling less stressed are the top reasons for fitness walking. When practised outdoors this open air sport helps you get away from the stress of everyday life.

Fitness walking is a simple and affordable physical activity accessible to all.But this sport has many benefits which contribute to improving physical and mental well-being.


Why do they say that fitness walking is a complete sport? Fitness walking, active or fast, works not only lower muscles. In addition to working out the thighs and gluteals, fitness walking also strengthens the entire upper body, especially the arms and abdominals.