Walking Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/31/2006
TV Watching Lowers Physical Activity: Study

Each hour of viewing was associated with 144 fewer steps taken a day, researchers find

11/18/2005
Health Tip: If You Need a Walker

Here's how to use one safely

10/20/2005
Walk a Dog, Lose Weight

Study found those who walked one for a year lost average of 14 pounds

6/16/2005
Health Tip: Work Out While Walking

How to get the most benefit

4/5/2005
Health Tip: Walking Tips for Seniors

Putting your best foot forward

10/13/2004
Health Tip: Walking Machines

Your feet do a lot of traveling

10/7/2004
Brisk Walks Speed Stroke Recovery

Rehab patients see improve mobility, strength and balance, study finds

10/6/2004
Health Tip: Get Moving!

The many benefits of exercise

9/29/2004
Health Tip: Take a Walk

It's a great form of exercise

9/21/2004
Walking a Good Workout for Your Brain

New studies show regular strolls can reduce risk of dementia, boost cognition

9/21/2004
Health Tip: Using a Pedometer

A step toward better health

8/23/2004
7/27/2004
Ankle Readings Foretell Walking Problems

Pressure gauge predicts blocked arteries without symptoms

6/30/2004
Casual Strolls May Be Risky for Older Women

Cause more injuries than any other non-equipment exercise

6/8/2004
4/26/2004
Stroke Survivors Urged to Exercise

Regular aerobic movement can prevent recurrence

4/20/2004
Using a Walker

Some safety tips

4/1/2004
Here's to the Two-Legged Commute

Use your feet on Walk to Work Day

3/28/2004
Ease Into Spring Activity

Keep your heart healthy as you head outdoors

3/3/2004
Short Daily Walks Not Enough to Fight Fat

Fifteen-minute strolls don't burn enough calories to counteract annual weight gain

1/12/2004
Just a Half-Hour Walk Keeps Pounds Off

Study finds benefits of modest daily exercise without diet change

11/22/2003
Giving Winter Walks the Slip

Don't fall into an injury when the ice comes

11/11/2003
Walk Away From Heart Disease

Brisk but comfortable pace helps your cardiovascular health

11/2/2003
Weight Control Doesn't Have to Be a Battle

Cut 50 calories, burn 50 and steady the scale, experts suggest

10/19/2003
Walk Wisely

Healthy tips for exercising by getting your feet moving

9/26/2003
Pedometers Tested As Step to More Exercise

McDonald's, others try a simple device to get people moving

9/23/2003
Walking Workouts

How to get the most benefit

8/29/2003
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists Tempting Fate -- or Worse

Both pursuits are much safer in Europe, new research says

8/4/2003
Walking Helps Type 2 Diabetics

Brisk walks may extend life

6/23/2003
Diabetics Can Walk for Life

Study finds simple exercise can lower death risk

4/6/2003
Coming Out of Exercise Hibernation

Conditioning is key after months of inactivity

2/1/2003
Stuck in the Dorm?

Turn it into your personal gym

1/28/2003
Walking Helps Weakened Lungs

Exercise good for chronic pulmonary condition

12/12/2002
Hyped for Hiking

Advance preparation is key

12/11/2002
Walking Recommended for Those With PAD

It benefits people with peripheral arterial disease, new research finds

12/6/2002
Music Makes the Difference

Tunes help people with severe lung disease walk that extra mile for fitness

11/27/2002
Walking Problems May Predict Dementia

But researchers say preventive measures are possible

8/17/2002
Fitting Fitness Back in Your Life

Tips from experts on how to start those healthy exercise workouts again

8/9/2002
Keeping Your Wallet in Tip-Top Shape

Experts offer tips for cheap exercise

7/24/2002
This Old House May Help Your Health

Study finds sidewalks in urban neighborhoods mean more walking

6/24/2002
Walk Away From Diabetes

Study finds modest exercise alone reduces risk factors for Type II diabetes

4/22/2002
Walk This Way

Women on HRT can benefit from just 45 minutes a day

4/9/2002
Laboring Under Misconceptions

'Old wives' tales' for childbirth have no backing, but pregnant women believe them

12/5/2001
Do Hiking Sticks Work?

Or just for show

11/15/2001
Walking Into Trouble

Kids and treadmills are a dangerous mix

11/1/2001
Walk Down That Breast Cancer Risk

Even late-blooming exercisers reap big benefits

9/28/2001
Even Slugs Can Be Exercise Swans

A little goes a long way when it comes to exercising, says research

9/18/2001
Ticked Off

Don't sit on logs or kneel in leaves if you want to avoid the pests, says study

5/15/2001
Globe Trotting -- Literally

Have you walked around the world?

5/9/2001
Walking Works Out Your Brain

Exercise staves off mental decline, says study