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The Furies and Worries of a Fast Walker

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 09.30.2016 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

My name is Alex and I'm a fast walker. Your slow-walking, four-person family stretched across the sidewalk are in my way, and it's making me become an asshole because I can't force myself to stroll at a normal human being pace.

A Brief Walk May Be All It Takes To Counter One Negative Effect Of Sitting

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.30.2015 | Science

Sitting too much has been linked to cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer and even premature death. But a new study, published in the July issue of ...

How I Whizzed Through Three Airports in Wheelchairs

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.19.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Let me tell you a funny story - not funny as in ha ha lol, but hilarious in happenstances and implications. Last week in Paris, on the day-before-last of my stay there before flying to the States, I broke my big left toe with the heavy metal and glass door of my Parisian building.

5 Ways To Engage 5 Generations In Healthy Living

Simin Nikbin Meydani | Posted 09.14.2016 | Fifty
Simin Nikbin Meydani

As Americans are living longer it is becoming more common for the luckiest of families to have five generations together at special occasions. But while multi-generational families are growing in the U.S., I've noticed that generations don't mix as much here as in some other cultures.

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

Prevention | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Exercise is undeniably healthy for you -- and in countless ways. But if you think you need to run hard in order to lose weight, there's not much data to back that up.

9 Reasons Walking Is The Best Exercise

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. surgeon general prescribed a single activity to the nation on Wednesday, pointing to its ability to reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and ...

Hiking Safety Tips for You and Your Dog

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Hiking can be a wonderful activity and also great exercise for dog owners and their canine companions. There's nothing like a few hours on the trail i...

The One Simple Move That Could Add 7 Years To Your Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty

Simply incorporating a short, brisk walk into your day could add up to seven years to your life, German researchers say. A new study from Saarland Uni...

Teach Kids How to Not Get Hit by a Car

Kate Carr | Posted 08.28.2016 | Parents
Kate Carr

A sure sign that kids are back to school is that crossing guards are in place, directing the careful choreography involved when kids and cars share the road. The problem, of course, is that we don't have crossing guards at every corner where kids cross.

How to Take Your Infant for a Stroll (in 70 Easy Steps)

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 08.24.2016 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

Get brilliant idea to take a stroller walk. Hoist 20-pound wiggly baby up two flights of stairs to change its diaper and clothes. Wrestle with wiggly baby for several minutes to do so. Particularly struggle with pants.

10 Ways Hiking Can Help Your Writing

Kate Klise | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Klise

I'm so convinced that hiking helps my writing that I recently decided to offer a series of hiking-writing workshops to see if others had the same experience. Here's what I've discovered so far:

'A Woman's Walk Is Never Done'

Amanda Spencer | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Amanda Spencer

If you're male and reading this, let me ask you, when is the first time you feel awkward or intimidated after you leave your house in the morning?

5 Ways to Replenish Your Energy

Sondra Barrett | Posted 08.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Sondra Barrett

When your body is tense, you're using up energy holding those muscles tight, so one key point to remember to have more energy, find ways to release your tension, breathe and relax

City Walk: Popular TV Series Explores the World, Step by Step

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.05.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

I love a success story. Just two years ago, the unique TV series City Walk took its first steps, exploring urban environments from Portland to New York City in a hip, revisionist way: by strolling them.

3 Ways Around Walking and Texting

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.29.2016 | Technology
Linda Lauren

Program your smartphone rather than have your smartphone program you. Turn the sound off on your phone when you are out and about. If you find this is not feasible for you, then make a practice of not deferring to your phone every single time it makes a sound.

People Who Text While Walking Are Annoying As Hell, Study Confirms

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living

The next time you get stuck walking behind a person who is walking and texting and they’re pissing you off, take comfort in the fact that’s it’s...

National Walking Summit Makes Strides to Healthy Future

Jay Walljasper | Posted 07.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Jay Walljasper

We may think of it as a slow activity, but travel by foot is quickly being recognized as an effective prescription for health, a convenient means of transportation, a great way to meet people, a smart strategy for saving money and a lot of fun.

10 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Live in Los Angeles

Paul Haddad | Posted 07.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

In case you missed the bulletin, Los Angeles is in the midst of a historic drought. We also have the nation's worst traffic and air pollution, and we're the least affordable city in the Lower 48 for millennials to buy a home.

5 Questions to a Pedestrian: Trevor Thomas, the Blind Hiker

Stefan Szepesi | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Stefan Szepesi

The 5QTAP series features questions to inspiring walkers from across the globe. At age 35 Trevor Thomas heard he was turning completely blind. Wit...

How Many Steps A Day Should You Really Walk?

Science of Us | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

The 10,000-steps-a-day recommendation has nothing to do with sedentary, fast-food-drenched circa-2015 America. Rather, the recommendation first popped up in a very different food and environment: 1960s Japan.

10 Reasons To Go For A Walk Right Now

Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Beth W. Orenstein On an average day, 30 percent of American adults walk for exercise and with good reason. Walking doesn’t require special eq...

Be Healthy: It Needs a Daily Focused Plan

Nipa Shah | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Nipa Shah

"This is my post pregnancy weight", said a co-worker of mine, when I worked in cancer research, 30 years ago. She was commenting on the fact that I wa...

Aaron Baker: Defying the Odds One Step at a Time

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.04.2016 | Impact
Sarah Blahovec

Aaron's recovery was as remarkable as it was challenging. "Prior to my injury, I had been very athletic and very competitive. After the accident, I wasn't trying to 'get back' to anything. I accepted my new life.

Little Town on the Prairie Embraces Healthy Living

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jay Walljasper

In real life, this is Albert Lea, Minnesota, a town of 18,000 working to prove that healthy lifestyles like walking and good nutrition are not just big city things.

A Lap Around Monte Carlo

Michael Schuermann | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The fastest cars will complete the 2-mile lap around the Monte Carlo circuit in about 75 seconds. You will need a little longer, but if you are up for it, here is where to go.