Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Do F1 drivers pee in their pants? > Health-in-Motion 04 August 2015 Walking uphill Tips for walking uphill: Make sure you warm up by walking on the flat first for about 5 minutes. Shorten your steps. If you are fit, you can quicken your step rate with shorter steps, or if you are less fit, then at least try to maintain your step rate. Lean very slightly forward into the hill. Leaning backwards will unbalance you. Because hills are hard work, you should experience an increase in your heart rate and breathing rate. However, make sure that you can still conduct a conversation, even if it is somewhat breathless. 0 More: Daily Dose: Do F1 drivers pee in their pants?Health-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Health of the Nation Survey Lifestyle The surprising health benefits of beer Medical Alzheimer’s disease and your brain Medical SEE: Top 10 natural causes of death in SA Medical Skin cancer cream kills dogs Medical Type 1 diabetes linked to gut From our sponsors Cipla today announced the launch of its innovative inhaler called Synchrobreathe. Live healthier How loud is too loud? » Heal your hearing Pain relievers linked to hearing loss in women FDA approves balloon device to clear Eustachian tube SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Our ears perform quite a complex job – not only are they responsible for helping us hear, they also assist with balance. Get back into your healthy habits » 7 beach sports to keep you active 7 reasons to start running Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break 5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017 With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.