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Health 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.

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 #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?" ...

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...

Why Walk? Why Not?

Erin Ruberry | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin Ruberry

There's so much pressure to always go, go, go: get places faster, accomplish goals more quickly, cram as much as possible into one day. Walking is slow and forces you to pay attention to your surroundings and be more aware.

The Spiritual And Emotional Benefits Of Walking

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Beverley Golden

I've discovered that walking, in a purposeful and conscious way, is the walking that has the most magical of all benefits, because it connects you to a higher spiritual place, a source of unlimited possibilities.