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.
Feb 16, 2011 — Do you ever find yourself extremely impatient while walking in a crowded area, muttering at pedestrians who don't walk at the same pace as you? Slow down, there — you might have a case of sidewalk rage.