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Why walking backward is considered as a good health exercise ?

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Asked by Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag, 07 Feb '13 11:47 am
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Hi! Other than improving kinestheic awareness and the ability to walk backwards it really doesnt make for great exercise.
Answered by Brinda Sapat, 07 Feb '13 03:57 pm

 
  
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The mantra that's got joggers and health strollers into a bind is about simply walking backwards, even at a pace, to rev up the health quotient. A huge hit in Japan, this philosophy of burning calories and revving up one's balance is becoming increasingly populartrainer Zarine Watson, "Retrowalking is a great way to stay fit. Because it's a harder activity for the body to perform, the calorific expenditure is quite high. It sharpens other senses and the step one takes is shorter, so it has a lesser impact on the joints. Unfortunately, we don't have too many open spaces in Mumbai for it. But, it can be done in the gym. You could have a partner as your 'eyes' in front of you.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 07 Feb '13 11:48 am

 
  
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Not exactly. Any thing that makes thing difficult, gives more work for your muscles and we consider that as good exercise. Here walking backward is more difficult than walking forward and we consider it as good exercise. What is good is, give exercise to all parts of your body so that there will be good blood circulation to each corner of body. That ensures good health.
Answered by dinkar shetty, 08 Feb '13 08:04 am

 
  
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Not really
Answered by truth exposed, 07 Feb '13 05:54 pm

 
  
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I dont think so
Answered by jameel ahmed, 07 Feb '13 11:55 am

 
  
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Now it is daily routine exercise-walking is the best exercise...
Answered by vijay, 07 Feb '13 11:50 am

 
  
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