While walking why do we swing our hands?

India
July 5, 2007 2:43am CST
can anybody tell me that why we swing our hands while walking.
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@thess0312 (442)
• United States
5 Jul 07
we swing our hand for our balance.(",)
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• United States
5 Jul 07
it is possible to walk without swinging them but after a period of time we tend to start swinging them again.(",)
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@youless (93191)
• Guangzhou, China
5 Jul 07
I think it will make us look graceful:)
@Lydia1901 (16354)
• United States
8 Jul 07
I guess it has something to do with the balance of walking. Maybe it keeps you on the ground so you won't fall or something. That is my guess anyways.