Why do we swing our arms when we walk?
QuestionWhy do we swing our arms when we walk?
Stephen, Bishop’s Stortford
Answer** Definitive **
Name: Nick, Greenford
Qualification: Sprint coach
Answer: It’s a counteracting weight against the opposing leg. If you raise your right arm higher when running, then your left leg will also go higher.
(James O’Brien: This is because we used to move on all fours. Our body is pre-determined that way because of it. You can share the round of applause with me!)