Health and safety tips for walking

Health and safety tips for walking

Health and safety tips for walking

  • Use pedestrian crossings – it's worth the little bit of extra time walking down busy roads to designated crossing points, where you can cross safely.
  • Beware of cyclists when crossing – just because you can't hear a car approaching, doesn't mean the road is clear. Check with your eyes as well as your ears, and don't underestimate how fast cyclists can travel.
  • Wear appropriate footwear for walking, you can always change into your uber-trendy-but-completely-impractical-shoes once you arrive at your destination. Walking in inflexible or unsupportive shoes can cause blisters, corns, knee problems and more serious ongoing muscle problems.
  • Most importantly, concentrate! Don't walk along with your head down, paying more attention to your phone than to where you are going, or this could happen to you…

 

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