• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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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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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