Walking Facts

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Not swinging your arms when you walk increases the effort of walking by 12%, the equivalent of walking 20% faster or carrying a 10 kg backpack.
In Australia, it is illegal to walk on the right-hand side of a footpath.
There are times when you're walking that the pressure on your feet exceeds your body weight, and when you're running, it can be three or four times your weight.
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When you take a step, you are using up to 200 muscles.
In a lifetime, an average person walks the equivalent of 5 equators
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