Benefits of Walking - How Walking Reduces Health Risks
- Heart Health and Stroke (17)
- Cancer Prevention (12)
- Diabetes (12)
- Mind and Spirit (25)
- Seniors (21)
- Pregnancy (9)
- Male Health (7)
- Many Benefits of Walking (3)
Sitting Slows Metabolism - How to Not Sit Still?
Research suggests that sitting slows the metabolism and may contribute to obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. How can you sit less?
Walk More, Walk Faster Says CDC
Most walkers aren't walking far enough, often enough or fast enough to get the full health benefits, according the Center for Disease Control.
Miracle Cure Uncovered
Is there a miracle cure for preventing many major diseases? Study after study suggests that brisk walking is the answer.
Walking Grows in Popularity 2005-2010 - CDC Study
Walking is the choice for 110 million Americans, and walkers are three times more likely to get enough exercise to reduce health risks.
Walk and Live Longer Through Walking
Studies show that getting active can reduce your risks of dying before your time.
Exercise Slows Aging Process
Research shows adults who are physically active in their 50s and early 60s are about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years than those who are sedentary. For those who have a high heart risk because of diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking, the reduction is 45 percent.
Skipping Exercise Two Days in a Row Has Scary Effects
A study suggests that skipping exercise for two days in a row has negative effects on insulin and metabolism.
Surgeon General Says to Get Moving
"We've go plenty of science to tell us what we need to do - get moving!" said Richard Carmona, Surgeon General of the United States.
National Walk@Lunch Day
Get out and walk during lunch on this national day sponsored at Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies, held in late April yearly.