Words of Topic: Walking

Word group for topic: Walking, it helps both IELTS and TOEFL test takers prepare speaking and writing answers on this particular topic.
 Word Group By Topic: Walking
purpose  Speak
n.
the reason for which it is made or done
The purpose of the research is to try to find out more about the causes of the disease.
pulse  Speak
n.
the regular beating of the heart, especially when it is felt at the wrist or side of the neck
Exercise increases your pulse rate.
promote  Speak
v.
to encourage people to like, buy, use, do
It has long been known that regular exercise promotes all-round good health.
routine  Speak
n.
actions regularly followed
Each day, they followed a strict routine of work, ritual baths, and prayer.
stone’s throw  Speak
n.
a very short distance
The apartment is just a stone's throw from the sea.
reverse  Speak
v.
move backward
There is pressure on the council to reverse its decision.
on foot  Speak
adv.
walking or running
He thought about this for a moment and decided to go on foot.
keep-fit  Speak
n.
physical exercises to keep your body healthy
It's great for running, cycling and swimming or just keeping fit.
leisure  Speak
n.
free time
Most people only have a limited amount of leisure time.
pretty  Speak
adv.
quite, but not extremely
The house has four bedrooms, so it's pretty big.
suburb  Speak
n.
the outer area of a town, rather than the shopping and business centre in the middle
We live in a suburb of London.
residents  Speak
n.
locals; inhabitants
The local residents were angry at the lack of parking spaces.
rely  Speak
v.
depend on with full trust or confidence
I know I can rely on your discretion.
brisk walking  Speak
n.
another term for walking fast or speed walking
Brisk walking burns up more calories than slow jogging.
sedentary lifestyle  Speak
n.
lifestyle that involves little or no physical activity
Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle has been linked with an increased risk of heart disease.
turning point  Speak
n.
the time when a situation starts to change in an important, esp. positive, way
Having the baby was a turning point in their lives.
unfortunately  Speak
adv.
used to say that something is sad, disappointing, or has a bad effect
Money is, unfortunately , rather tight, and at least staying in doesn't cost anything.
run errands  Speak
v.
to go out to fulfil some tasks
After school he runs errands for his father.
innovation  Speak
n.
a new idea or method
This process, which includes further innovation , creates a valuable revenue stream.
reliant  Speak
a.
dependent on something or someone
The project is heavily reliant on volunteers.
decent  Speak
a.
socially acceptable or good
I thought he was a decent person.
strolling around  Speak
v.
to walk slowly and leisurely around (some place)
I like strolling around in the cities that I travel to.
relax  Speak
v.
make or become less tense or anxious
This exercise will help you to relax your neck muscles.
jaunty  Speak
a.
happy and confident
When he came back his hat was at a jaunty angle and he was smiling.
loose-limbed  Speak
a.
supple and physically relaxed
"I was too busy to go to the concert this afternoon," he said, sitting down in his loose-limbed way.
ungainly  Speak
a.
awkward and without grace in movement
The thin, ungainly boy didn't seem to have the makings of a star gymnast.
stately  Speak
a.
formal in style and appearance
He always walked with a stately bearing.
vigorous  Speak
a.
strong, healthy, and full of energy
He takes plenty of vigorous exercise.