• Depression: A Walking Prescription

    Walking is the cheapest and easiest way to get relief from depression. John Arden, Director of Training for Mental Health at Kaiser Permanente, explains how walking can be an immediate...
  • Workplace Walking — Case Study: Kaiser Permanente

    Exercising while on the job may seem impossible, but there are many ways to incorporate physical activity into your workplace. All it takes is a little planning and creativity to...
  • Walk The Talk: Therapy in Motion

    Meet Clay Cockrell, a New York social worker and founder of Walk & Talk Therapy, who calls Central Park his main office. He is part of a group of mental...
  • City Planning: The Economics of Walkability

    Developers, businesses and citizens are doing the math on the economics of walkability. People are moving away from the suburbs and back to city centers that are conducive to walking,...
  • Walking at Work: Health & Connection

    When so many of us spend most of our time in the workplace (probably sitting at a desk behind a computer), it makes sense to incorporate more fitness into the...
  • Walks Of Life : The Great Saunter

    The Great Saunter is an annual 32-mile walk, completed in one day, which circumnavigates the Manhattan shoreline. For over 28 years, locals and visitors alike have gathered to complete this...
  • Ketchum-Downtown YMCA Stair Climb

    Elevators are for wimps! Just ask the thousands of downtown LA office workers who climb the stairs every year in a race 75 stories to the top of the US...
  • Bob Sallis, MD: Walking and Diabetes

    Bob Sallis, MD explains how regular walking can help cut new cases of diabetes in half, and help those who already have it. Walking 30 minutes per day, five days...
  • City Walk, MD: Fat and Fit

    Is it better to be fit and fat or skinny and unfit? What Dr. Bob Sallis has to say about weight loss may surprise you.
  • Bob Sallis, MD: Walking and Heart Disease

    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the country. While a family history of heart disease may put you at a greater risk, there...

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Watch the Walking Revolution documentary

A 30-minute documentary film that's guaranteed to get you walking, The Walking Revolution explores the tremendous changes a regular walking routine can make in your life and your community.

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Meet Bob Sallis, MD, family physician and sports medicine expert, who encourages his patients to take charge of their health by exercising. Follow Dr. Sallis as he walks all over the world!

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New Voices for Healthy Kids Toolkit released – Exercise Their Minds. Protect PE.

We are happy to announce that a new resource for building campaigns around PE is ready! Need to learn how to build a campaign for change? Need sample op-eds, action alerts, or ads? Looking for social media content? Check out the newest Voices for Healthy Kids resource (and the new online toolkit format) at physicaleducation.voicesforhealthykids.org. …

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Register Today to Connect the Dots with Your Regional Office

The Every Body Walk! Collaborative, in partnership with the Region IX, Office of the Regional Health Administrator in the Department of Health and Human Services, is excited to host an electronic town hall meeting for advocates and organizations in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada on Tuesday May 24th at 2pm PDT. This is a rescheduling…

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Walking Speed Could be a New Indicator of Health

  Walking speed is making strides toward becoming a key metric of a person’s health with the launch of the 6th Vital Sign, a first-of-its kind study being conducted by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). The Duke research team is asking volunteers to download a free ResearchKit app from the Apple iTunes store, answer…

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