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power walking

a form of exercise that involves rapid walking with arms bent and swinging naturally.
Also called speed walking.
Compare race walking.
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power-walk, verb (used without object)
power walker, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for powerwalking

power walking

walking at a brisk pace while pumping the arms as part of an aerobic exercise routine
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Contemporary definitions for powerwalking

a type of energetic rapid walking, usu. with vigorously swinging arms and sometimes when carrying or wearing weights


Power walking is great cardiopulmonary exercise.

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powerwalking in Medicine

PowerWalking Pow·er·Walk·ing (pou'ər-wô'kĭng)
See race walking.

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