Tag: walking

Common Walking and Hiking Injuries

  COMMON HIKING AND WALKING INJURIES Some of the most common walking and hiking injuries are easily preventable: blisters on feet, sore hips and knees, cuts and scrapes, and dehydration.   BLISTERS: What causes blisters? Friction or rubbing of the skin is one of the most common causes of blisters. Blisters caused by rubbing and […]

Seasonal Safety Tips for Walkers

Seasonal Safety Tips for Walkers WALKING SAFETY SUMMER WALKING SAFETY TIPS: Time matters: The American Heart Association’s Summer Walking Guide advises against walking outside during the hottest part of the day, typically 10 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. Walk early in the day or late. If it’s too hot outside, try walking at a […]