4 Simple Exercises to Do on Your Daily Dog Walk

Lunge Walks

Use the "heel" command while performing this move.

  • Lower down into a lunge position.
  • Place your right leg forward and keep your weight in your heels, NOT your toes.
  • Straighten your back left leg with your weight on your toes.
  • Push forward onto the front (right) leg and come to a standing position.
  • Switch legs so now the left leg is in front with the right leg in back.
  • Keep the torso erect during the entire motion, and try not to lean forward.
  • Do this 10 to 20 times and then continue on your walk.
  • This will work your balance and leg muscles differently than a typical walk.

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