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why do you walk on your tip toes going up stairs?

  1. lilmissbookworm profile image63
    lilmissbookwormposted 7 years ago

    why do you walk on your tip toes going up stairs?

  2. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    Generally you are leaning forward a bit when you climb, you don't  want to unbalance and and fall backward downhill. When coming down, you weight is on the heel-- again, for balance and prevention of a downhill nose dive.

  3. Boogr profile image65
    Boogrposted 7 years ago

    Most generally to make less noise. Or to work out your calves

  4. Ruchira profile image76
    Ruchiraposted 7 years ago

    Usually to go faster and at the same time trying to keep the balance and avoiding making noise.

    It's like multi-tasking since it gives you speed, less noise, and makes you work on your calf muscles as well smile

  5. Tatjana-Mihaela profile image59
    Tatjana-Mihaelaposted 7 years ago

    I usually don`t, this is much harder (only when I want to make less noise). I use tip toes only when I go down (and not all the time).

  6. Jarn profile image83
    Jarnposted 7 years ago

    I don't. I suppose the question that you should be asking yourself is why you walk on your tiptoes when going up stairs. Is it some inherent imbalance, a nervous tic, perhaps a compulsion, or nerve damage? You should go to your doctor right away.

 
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