Ever wonder why penguins can gracefully get across the ice, and whenever we try, we fall *splat* on our backs?
Well, it turns out that the trick of the trade is their signature waddle, which allows them to keep their balance so they can swiftly get across slippery surfaces.
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We talked to Femi Olagoke, a professional stuntman, for advice on how to get across the ice as easily as penguins do. It turns out all you have to do is take a page out of the winter expert's book and think like a penguin.
Here are three things that you can do to walk (or waddle) across the ice with more ease:
Swinging your arms is a natural motion to do when walking down the street. But on ice, you should try to avoid it. Try to keep your arms close to the sides of your body to avoid losing your center of gravity.