power walk


power walked; power walking; power walks

intransitive verb

: to walk quickly for exercise especially while carrying or wearing weights

Examples of power walk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jogging, going for a power walk, riding a bike and swimming are common examples. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 14 Sep. 2023 Our experts recommend warming up with a stroll, then aiming for a brisk pace throughout your walk and pushing to a power walk pace every five minutes to get your heart rate up. Good Housekeeping, 17 Aug. 2022 Any type of exercise, from a 30-minute power walk to a strength training session, can make a difference. Byalexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 15 July 2023 About two miles away, Rebecca Hooton, 51, a hospice worker, was power walking through King’s Cross Station. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 Run, swim, lift weights, power walk. Luis Costa, Forbes, 4 Oct. 2021 Team Grande consisted of a sit-down chat with Loosey LaDuca, a power walk-and-talk with Anetra, and a pizza kitchen quest with Malaysia Babydoll Foxx. Jillian Sederholm, EW.com, 7 Mar. 2023 Every morning, sometimes as early as 4:30 a.m., the colony's fitness enthusiasts power walk up and down the streets. Rhea Mogul, CNN, 4 July 2020 In Peck’s ballet Easy, instead of gracefully exiting, two dancers power walk, elbows out, from the back of the stage. Vulture, 19 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of power walk was in 1984

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“Power walk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20walk. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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