For most of us walking and movement are an integral part of daily life. But how often do you slow down and contemplate the wonder of walking?
Ironically, like with most things we take for granted, we only focus on walking when we struggle with it or are injured and incapacitated.
Long before we get our first bicycle or car, our first independence can be found in rising up onto two small feet and learning to walk.
No longer can parents carry us around and leave us in the places where we would prefer not to be.
Anyone with small children well relate to the juxtaposition of joy and terror when they learn to walk.
Front foot, mid foot or heel plant, there are many styles and ways of playing with your walking style.
We have all lived beneath that neighbour who walks around on their heels and makes your ceiling vibrate.
The movement and flexibility of your feet leads us to the magnificent complexity of the ankle joint.
It is essentially the first of several layers of suspension to be found in your legs. The range of movement allows you to propel yourself forward or change direction in a flash.
I encourage you to be present and conscious to your walking later when you take out your dog. Analyse and explore the amazing potential which evolution has granted us with.
Doggies: Sid, Nansen, Ibsen and Haraka
Doggies: Vali, Ilex, Samus, Ronja and Wilma
Doggies: Lucille, Wilma, Fant, Arya, Sonja and Hennie (2 walkers)
Doggies: Sara, Isak and Pippi
Doggies: Sunny, Mari, Nola, Tex and Ben
Doggies: Lucy, Lottie, Benni, Smula and Freia
Have a lovely evening with your doggies and we are back again in the morning for more dogwalking in Oslo nature.
Christina, Karianne, Linn, Veronica, Alex and Matt