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Benefits of Walking

The Incredible Impact Walking Has On My Mind

Iris Krasnow | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

Scientists tell us even three 20-minute walks a week help us live happier, healthier and longer. As a committed walker since I did the 30-mile Hike For Hunger in high school I love what this exercise does for the body. Yet what I crave most of all is what it does for my head.

How to Get America Back on Its Feet

Jay Walljasper | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Jay Walljasper

What if there was a way to reduce the risk of many major diseases at the same time as helping improve your overall health, decreasing your weight and boosting your energy?

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...

The 10 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com With the hectic pace of life, we all rush around doing a bunch of things at once. And when we are “relaxing” we...

10 Reasons You Should Try Walking for Transportation

Amy Arndt | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Arndt

I've never been a huge fan of exercise. I figured if I did something extreme, like selling my car, I could reduce my carbon footprint while getting healthy and saving money. In 2013, I channeled my inner Forrest Gump and logged over 500 miles. Here are 10 reasons I'm hooked.

The #1 Thing You Can Do To Look and Feel Healthier

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dr. Pamela Peeke | Posted 10.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Reader Question: "What's one think I can do that's easy to keep and will actually make me look and feel healthier?" ...

Back Pain Relief Could Come From A Daily Stroll

Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking ma...

DYK: How Much Exercise?

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Many people aren't even aware of how little they move in the course of a day. Our lives have become very simplified by technology. Consequently, it is absolutely essential that you become more aware of your daily activity.

Step By Step: How To Walk Your Way To Better Health

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Gasoline is expensive, money is tight, and obesity in America is at record levels -- three good reasons to make the spring of 2012 the time to get serious about walking.