A new study finds that taking regular, short bouts of movement during the day can reduce the risk of developing conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
As part of a 21-day series of walking meditations to honor black women freedom fighters, GirlTrek founders are tackling issues such as the coronavirus pandemic, voter suppression and police violence.
Never mind a runner's high — the buzz some people say they get after a run. Neuroscientist Benedict Kolber was more interested in how to generate pain relief via a brisk walk. It can really work.
Maybe it's just because a large number of older people have learned the benefits of exercise and canine companionship. Whatever the reason, walking a dog on a leash has been linked to more fractures.
If you sit too much during middle age — at work and at home — your ability to exercise or even walk in late decades is at risk, a study hints. And, of course, your risk of heart disease climbs, too.
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.
In his new book, researcher Martin Gibala explains that workouts with periods of intense exercise aren't just for the super-fit. They also help make the most of limited workout time.
Those who can least afford to get hurt often live in the most dangerous places to walk. A study sees a link between the hazards and median household income and whether people have health insurance.
Nobody wants to spend the last few decades of their lives in a wheelchair. People in their 70s and 80s recovered more quickly from physical setbacks if they remained active, a study finds.