Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need

Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need Article courtesy of David DiSalvo, Senior Contributor at Forbes Sometimes science jibes with ancient wisdom on simple but deceptively powerful things. Case in point: walking. A wealth of research...

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain Article courtesy of Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times  A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health, according to an interesting new...
6 Simple Ways to Pump Up Your Walks

6 Simple Ways to Pump Up Your Walks

6 Simple Ways to Pump Up Your Walks   Go ahead and try these 6 simple ways to pump up your walks. There’s nothing to lose except some pounds. This is an article I wrote for Family Circle. STEP 1 – BUILD YOUR BASE Start by focusing on distance and good...

How to Lose 10-lbs by Walking

How to Lose 10-lbs by Walking A common misconception is that to lose weight, you need to strap on your shoes and head for a hard run or sweat session at the gym. That’s not the case. Walking is the world’s most natural exercise, and it’s an...

5 Surprising Reasons to Walk

5 Surprising Reasons to Walk No matter what exercise style is your favorite, it’s all beneficial to your overall health. But walking specifically comes with more benefits than most. Here are 5 surprising benefits of walking… 1. Reduces Sweet Tooth Cravings –...

Build Your Glutes…While Walking!

Build Your Glutes…While Walking! If you thought walking was a simple workout that doesn’t make a true shift on the scale, listen to this…. walking counteracts the effects of weight-promoting genes (the genetics you inherited that contribute to body...
Don’t Dread The Tread!

Don’t Dread The Tread!

DON’T DREAD THE TREAD! I fell in love with walking when I launched WalkFit, a national walking campaign for a Reebok walking shoe. One lasting benefit of the project was that I learned how to turn a walk into a workout. Window shopping, walking the dog or...
A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Courtesy of the New York Times Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the...