Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humans > 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: Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humansHealth-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 Medical The Zika virus makes its way to Africa Medical SEE: 5 of the most common fungal skin infections Medical I found out I was pregnant and HIV+ at the same time Medical ADHD: From 'barking dogs' to increase in diagnosis Medical Peanut allergy? Other nuts may be fine Medical SEE: 5 ways to avoid backache during pregnancy From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?