Walking Facts

5 facts tagged with Walking Facts

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    In Australia, it is illegal to walk on the right-hand side of a footpath.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    When you take a step, you are using up to 200 muscles.
  • 5
    In a lifetime, an average person walks the equivalent of 5 equators