• Bob Sallis, MD: Wear a Pedometer

    Studies show that people who use pedometers walk more on a daily basis. In this video Dr. Sallis explains how using a step counter pedometer is a great way 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...
  • Walks of Life: Jane’s Walk

    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: Iverson Mall Walkers

    The Iverson Mall Walkers: This group of spunky seniors in Maryland have been strolling their way to better health and social interaction since 1989 at the Iverson Mall in Hillcrest...
  • Bob Sallis, MD: Foot Care for Diabetics

    The most essential part of a diabetic starting a walking program is their shoes. Learn what diabetics should look for in walking shoes, how to properly break them in, what...
  • Walking: No Excuses

    Why aren’t you walking? It’s easy to come up with various excuses that sabotage your best efforts to start or stay on track with a walking program. Listen to common...
  • 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...
  • Learn Something New with the Walking Classroom

    The Walking Classroom is a teacher-initiated, in-school fitness and obesity intervention that improves health literacy and builds core content knowledge while addressing different learning styles. Join us as we walk...
  • 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...

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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!

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Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run

The Arthritis Foundation’s annual Jingle Bell Run is a fun and festive holiday theme 5K and even better, funds raised benefit arthritis research!  Get in the spirit on race day by wearing holiday themed costumes and tying jingle bells to your running shoes. Whether you’re in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Houston, or Seattle, there’s a local 5K…

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How to Design a City for Women

In 1999, officials in Vienna, Austria, asked residents of the city’s ninth district how often and why they used public transportation. “Most of the men filled out the questionnaire in less than five minutes,” says Ursula Bauer, one of the city administrators tasked with carrying out the survey. “But the women couldn’t stop writing.” The…

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2017 National Walking Summit: Last Call for Proposals!

The 2017 National Walking Summit to be held in St. Paul, MN from September 13-15, 2017 is accepting proposals for speakers and presentations. The theme of the Summit is “Vital and Vibrant Communities: The Power of Walkability.” The conference will explore how walking and walkability create engaged, thriving, and inclusive communities for all citizens. Organizers…

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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!
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