Walking is boring. If you have ever enjoyed a walk, it was because of the scenery or the company, not because walking itself is an enjoyable activity. Walking is merely the basic unassisted method of transportation that humans use to get from one place to another, but it can be so much more.

Normal walking requires your feet and hands to alternate their swing so that the weight of your extended leg is counterbalanced by your arm on the opposite side. When your right leg extends, your left hand will swing forward so that your body moves in rhythmic and stable motion. Boring.

Next time you have to walk somewhere, try spicing things up by swinging your right arm forward when your right leg extends. The result is a hilarious and unnatural bipedal motion which will surely brighten up your travels; this is known as slogging. Your first attempt will have to be slow because your body will want to revert to regular walking. Do not allow your body to tell you how to walk. Once you have a solid grasp of how your arms and legs should move, you may want to experiment with running in this fashion, as this will undoubtedly lead to laughter at your own foolishness.

Don’t walk, slog.

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