Whether you're trying to stay fit or just out for a stroll, walking with the proper form can help you move more efficiently and prevent injuries and stress to the body. That’s why we developed Good Form Walking - a program that teaches proper walking form to help keep you healthy, happy and moving.WATCH VIDEO
Take shorter strides at a
Overstriding can create stress on the joints and other inefficiencies in your walk. An ideal stride length is one that's comfortable, doesn't break your posture and allows you to have a soft, unlocked knee.
maximize your efficiency.
Land lightly on the center of your heel and transition forward smoothly through your midfoot to toe-off, pushing off evenly from your toes.
Walk with a long, tall spine.
Reaching above you pulls everything up tall, stacks your vertebrae, puts your pelvis underneath you, pulls your shoulders back and creates full-body alignment. Keep your chin up, your head level and your gaze forward.
is a former competitive runner, a ten-time All-American and Olympian. Since retiring from competitive running, Grant has worked with the founders of Playmakers (an athletic retailer group based in Michigan) to develop Good Form Running and now Good Form Walking. After having spent a good part of his competitive career injured, Grant knows first-hand the value of having good form.
is a celebrity trainer and New Balance Fitness Ambassador. Holly has devoted her life to learning (and in turn, teaching) all about fitness, nutrition and general health. She's had many clients that are fitness walkers and the principles of Good Form Walking are what she's found to be the most mechanically efficient and effective way to walk.