Aug 7, 2014 — Sure, you know that walking is a simple, low-impact way to get exercise. But did you know that adding faster intervals to the walk could help control blood sugar levels?
Aug 1, 2014 — New research shows that older people with cognitive problems who walk very slowly may be at greater risk for dementia.
Jul 17, 2014 — Journalist Paul Salopek's journey from Africa to South America takes him to Israel and the West Bank, where he notes the physical beauty of the landscape stands in stark contrast with violence there.
Jun 12, 2014 — People are often told to walk 10,000 steps a day to be healthy. But if your goal is to avoid being crippled by knee arthritis, just 6,000 a day will to it, a study finds. And 3,000 is a good start.
May 27, 2014 — Nobody wants to spend their final years unable to walk, but that sad fate afflicts many people as they age. A little exercise helps a lot, especially if people can do it in social groups.
Jan 9, 2014 — Are you walking enough for good health? Commentator Barbara J. King knows she isn't. But fresh research into the walking patterns of humans is motivating her to get out and walk more in 2014.
Aug 20, 2013 — By precisely measuring footfalls, scientists discovered that healthy human feet bend and flatten much like the feet of tree-dwelling apes. And the flex in one person's foot can vary a lot from one step to the next.
Jan 25, 2013 — To stay in shape, many people stand while they work, or even use a treadmill desk. The latest advice might get you out of the building altogether. Ditch the boardroom and walk while you meet.
May 7, 2012 — Some experts recommend taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health — a number that can be hard to get to on a busy day. Taking a work meeting to the sidewalk is one way to get more daily exercise. But how much walking do we really need?
Apr 16, 2012 — "Americans now walk the least of any industrialized nation in the world," says writer Tom Vanderbilt. A reliance on cars, combined with a lack of sidewalks, means that what started as a push for convenience has become a difficult problem.