racewalking

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racewalking

(rās′wô′kĭng)
n.
The sport of walking for speed, the rules of which require the racer to maintain continual foot contact with the ground and to keep the supporting leg straight at the knee from first contact with the ground until that leg is directly below the upper body.

race′walk′ v.
race′walk′er n.
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Predicted class Low speed High speed walking, % walking,% Sitting, % Actual class Low speed walking 88.
We will be climbing Snowdon a few times and will be doing plenty of speed walking around the hills of North Wales.
Dafydd, who is supported by the Twn-Y-Coed service in Cardiff, gained a gold in the hurdles and speed walking events, a silver for the javelin and 10-pin bowling, and two bronze medals for the shot putt and the 200 metre sprint.
I know I will not to be able to run the entire distance but I will combine running, jogging and speed walking to complete the marathon," she added.
Just under half couldn't climb three flights of stairs before getting puffed out and two-thirds of those questioned hadn't done any fast-paced activity like running, speed walking or cycling in the past year.
She says: "I started walking round the block to get ready for the challenge and gradually worked up to six miles of speed walking.
The PTS found using the incremental protocol was subsequently used as the speed for the constant speed walking and running trials.
Brian Grazer speed walking on Rodeo Drive while chatting furiously on his cell.
She needs to do cardio exercise like skipping, jogging or speed walking for 30 mins three times a week to stimulate her lymphatic system and release toxins.
Keizer hikes in light trail shoes, shorts and T-shirt with a small fanny pack carrying snacks and a beverage, speed walking and sometimes running the trail.
By Rana Sweis, Star Staff Writer On a quiet, sunny morning there were a few parked cars outside one of Amman's sports clubs, where middle-aged and elderly women were speed walking on treadmills.