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National Walking Day

Walking Is Great for Exercise and Transportation

Nancy Brown | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Instead of trying to carve time for it, find some existing things in your daily routine that could involve walking. This could be as small as going across the office to talk to a colleague instead of calling or emailing. It could be as big as walking to work or the grocery store.

Walk Your Way to a Healthier Life. Start On National Walking Day!

American Heart Association - Western States | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
American Heart Association - Western States

You can get active in lots of ways, but walking is one of the easiest steps you can take to improve your health. It's also one of the safest, least expensive and most sustainable forms of exercise.

Going Around the Block, or Across the Country, National Walking Day Is for Everyone

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Since 2007, the American Heart Association has held this event on the first Wednesday in April. The goal is encouraging Americans to get up and get moving on this day, and then to turn that activity into part of a healthy lifestyle.

Use the Four Rs to Spring a New You This Season

Nancy Brown | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Let's be honest. Most people know there are mental and physical benefits to increasing their activity level. The hard part is getting started, or remaining with a program. The four Rs can provide the structure needed for you or a loved one.

9 Ways To Walk More Today

Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Not all physical activity requires spandex, excessive sweating or a protein-packed recovery drink. In fact, just taking more steps in a day is an easy...

Give Back And Tone Your Glutes While You're At It

Gene Gurkoff | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact
Gene Gurkoff

Now is the time to wake from our slumber. We're all facing some serious challenges--both personally and collectively. But it turns out that our solution can be as simple (and fun!) as just getting outside and walking.

5 Ways Walking Helps To Relieve Stress

Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

We know that walking can burn calories, ward off obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease -- but your afternoon stroll might also have significant...

America's Most Walkable City Is...

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you ready to stand up and move? An initiative from the American Heart Association, National Walking Day is a nationwide effort to...