Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-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 Fitness Use this workout plan to master the superman push-up in under a month Diet and nutrition 8 prebiotic foods you should probably add to your diet News Good Sex? Bad Sex? Rad Sex? Sex Can you really get an STD from kissing? Fitness 4 amazing body benefits of weightlifting that’ll persuade you to give it a try Lifestyle Where snakebites are deadliest From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.