Definition of power walking in English:

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power walking


[mass noun]
Brisk walking as a form of aerobic exercise.
Example sentences
  • After 5 more minutes of power-walking or jogging, walk slowly for 4-5 minutes as you head home.
  • Doing 30 minutes of aerobic exercise (like jogging, power-walking, swimming, biking or kick-boxing) five times a week will help put a spring in your step.
  • To take it easy on your joints, if you select a high-impact workout, such as running or jumping rope, pair it with a low- or no-impact workout, like power-walking or swimming.



noun& verb
Example sentences
  • Thirty years ago only a handful of fitness buffs regularly jogged, power-walked, worked out with free weights or said no to a piece of succulent, deep-fried chicken or movie popcorn drenched in butter.
  • The walk brought an end to an intense training regime, where the group power-walked for miles to get fit for the challenge which they were desperate to do after being told they could not take part in the London event.
  • Lots of people sort of power-walk or slow-jog their way into a run for 10 min or so to get their heart rate up and muscles warm.


Example sentences
  • He awakes from this sleepwalking episode and rides home through a dreamily idyllic neighborhood, full of leaf blowers, power-walkers and double-sided refrigerators.
  • Blue skies and sunshine greeted the 84 entrants competing in various categories for both runners and power-walkers over the scenic and challenging 5km course around the Middle Head and Georges Heights area.

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