• Walk in the Park: Jane Jacobs

    Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with...
  • Walks Of Life: Rails To Trails

    What once were thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have now become thousands of miles of trails. We go for a walk on one of those trails in Washington,...
  • Walk in the Park: The Atlanta BeltLine

    Once upon a time, Atlanta was one of the least walkable cities in America where entire neighborhoods were developed without sidewalks and lots of sprawl and cul-de-sacs. Today, the city...
  • Rails To Trails: The Metropolitan Branch Trail

    Did you know that there are more than 20,000 miles of trails in communities across America that once used to be rail lines? Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a non-profit organization whose...
  • Tijuana Estuary – Walking in Nature

    Visit the Tijuana Estuary and, whether you know it or not, you’re experiencing what it may have been like to stand on the beach in Southern California hundreds of years...
  • New York City Parks

    Urban Parks are increasingly playing a vital role in the social, economic and physical well-being of America’s cities and their residents.
  • Finding Green Space: New York City Parks

    Urban Parks are increasingly playing a vital role in the social, economic and physical well-being of America’s cities and their residents. Get a look inside NYC’s premier open spaces by...
  • Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s Wiggle Waggle Walk

    There is no doubt that walking your dog unleashes better health as dog owners are more likely to meet their recommended levels of exercise thanks to their furry friends. Join...
  • Walk to School – The Walking Schoolbus

    A Walking School Bus (WSB) is fueled by human energy and consists of a group of five to 10 children walking to school under adult supervision. The WSB concept was...
  • Paws and Effect: The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

    Dog walking is a free and enjoyable way of ensuring your own fitness as well as that of your four-legged friend. It improves cardiovascular development, strengthens muscles and bones and...

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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.

Experts

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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Regular Park Visits for 30 minutes May Help Prevent High Blood Pressure and Mental Health Problems

Embed from Getty Images People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists. A study led by The University of Queensland (UQ) and the ARC Centre…

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Can Running Make You Smarter?

To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results suggest that long-term endurance exercise such as running can alter muscles in ways that then jump-start changes in the brain, helping to fortify learning and memory. I often…

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Walking Meetings: A Step in the Right Direction for Office Worker Health

People with desk jobs may feel there is little opportunity to increase physical activity levels during the working day. However, changing just one meeting per week from a seated to a walking meeting can increase physical activity level of office workers by 10 minutes. So concludes a study of white-collar workers invited to implement a…

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