• 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...
  • City Walk, MD: Exercise is Medicine

    What do exercise and medicine have in common? Bob Sallis, our resident City Walk, MD, sheds new light on ancient remedies and reveals why your next prescription might not involve...
  • A Sport for All Walks of Life: Pedestrianism

    Today football and baseball pack them in… but back in the 1800s watching people walk was America’s favorite spectator sport. Best-selling author Matthew Algeo takes us on a journey back...

Video of the Week

Documentary

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!

Latest Headlines

Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl?

Boomers and Millennials say they want to live in compact, walkable developments, but builders are putting their money into suburban McMansions. LAS VEGAS—A decade ago, home builders put up thousands of new spacious stucco homes in the desert here, with…

More »

New Study Finds Lack of Exercise Is Deadlier Than Obesity

Walking for 20 minutes every day can reduce a person’s risk of death by up to 30 percent, according to a new University of Cambridge study. Source: NBC News January 15, 2015 http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/new-study-finds-lack-exercise-deadlier-obesity-n287091

More »

Slow Runners Come Out Ahead

The ideal amount of running for someone who wants to live a long and healthy life is less than most of us might expect, according to a new study, which also suggests that people can overdo strenuous exercise and potentially…

More »

Take the Pledge!

People all across the country are jumping on board. So take the Pledge and make walking a priority. Get on the path to good health today!
Take the Pledge now! »

Find us on Facebook