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WALKING WARM-UP DRILLS
Cross Country Ski Drill
 
Purpose:
Build coordination and hip flexibility
Steps:
  1. Place both arms at your side as if you were cross country skiing (arms at 90 degrees).
  2. Race walk with a normal stride, however swing your arms back like a cross country skier (arms still at 90 degrees).
  3. Bring arms over your head in front of you.
  4. Perform this exercise for 30 yards.

Please consult your doctor before trying any of these stretches.
Beginner walkers may find them too stressful. 

 



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