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Short, Brisk Walks Reduce Knee Osteoarthritis Related Disability: Study

A new study found seniors who engaged in one hour of moderate-to-vigorous exercise a week could reduce the risk of mobility disability by up to 85 percent.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Doctors in Shetland can now prescribe a walk in nature

Since October 5, doctors in Shetland, Scotland have been authorized to prescribe nature to their patients. It's thought to be the first program of its kind in the U.K., and seeks to reduce blood pressure, anxiety, and increase happiness for those with

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Faster. Slower. How We Walk Depends on Who We Walk With, and Where We Live. - The New York Times

Men tend to walk differently with other men than with women. And Americans walk faster with children, whereas Ugandans move more leisurely.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Women Who Walk This Way Are Most Attractive

Attractiveness is not just down to body size and shape -- the way people move may be just as important.

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Are You Walking The Proper Way? 5 Steps You Should Take On Your Next Walk - DrWeil.com

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-d

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Quiz: Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

Is walking really the best medicine for your heart? How about your waistline? Your bones? Test your knowledge and find out how to walk your way to better health.

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Want To Try Firewalking? Find Out The Pros And Cons! - Dr. Weil's Daily Tip

Firewalking has been practiced for centuries by shamans, priests and ordinary folk as a religious ritual and a healing ceremony. Firewalkers walk barefoot

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Owning A Dog Leads To More Walking And Exercise For Older Adults : Shots - Health News : NPR

A new study finds dog owners on average walk 22 more minutes more per day compared to people without dogs. The benefits of walking include a lower risk of heart disease and premature death.

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What Walk, Stride, Gait and Posture Say About Health in Pictures

Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Do Power Walking

Walking is a simple and natural way of moving, but with proper technique, you can turn casual walking into power walking or fitness walking. Power walking is a low-impact way to improve cardiovascular endurance and total body strength. Some of the benefit

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Burn More Calories on Your Walk With 4 Easy Tweaks

If you’re looking to discover a fountain of youth, it may be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. Recent research published in the Journal of more »

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Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So

Research shows people can improve their mood with small changes in behavior, from putting a bounce in your step to talking to strangers.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Inspired by Marathon, Couple Take 26.2-Mile Walk Through Chicago

No need for headphones on this DIY marathon: "The streets of Chicago provide constant entertainment."