• 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 This Way – Track Walking, NASCAR Style

    The name NASCAR is usually synonymous with daredevil drivers, fast cars and tight turns on the track. But at the Coco-Cola Family Track Walk event over 3,000 dedicated racecar fans...
  • Did You Know? We’re Eating Less, But Walking Less

    The United States walks the least of any industrialized nation. As with many forms of physical activity, walking has been engineered out of many lifestyles. Even though we are eating...
  • 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...
  • Volkswalking: A Family Affair

    Volkswalking isn’t just a great form of exercise that will get you outside–it’s also the perfect time to bond with family members. Hear from a family that’s been hooked on...
  • A Walk in the Park: Irvine, the City of Trails

    There are over 50 miles of off-street trails in the city of Irvine, making  for trails and parkways that lead to destinations throughout the city. As a city planned from...
  • Mall Walking, A Year-Round Solution

    Did you know that walking can help reduce or prevent diabetes, heart disease, depression–and even some forms of cancer? Everybody has what it takes to stay happy, healthy and strong....
  • 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,...
  • Rewarding Pedestrians: Creating a Good Walking Environment

    Walkability has many health, environmental and economic benefits, but what exactly makes a city pedestrian friendly? There are several ways to make a community more walkable. Cities can improve the...
  • Building Sidewalks: A Road to Walk On

    One of the key components of a walkable neighborhood is the sidewalk—the roadway for pedestrians. Find out how good sidewalks help prevent pedestrian collisions with motor vehicles and have a...

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Michael Chernow, an exercise buff and the owner of the NoLIta seafood restaurant Seamore’s, started a weekly workout class available to his 40-odd employees soon after the restaurant opened in 2015. Every Wednesday at 9 a.m., about 10 to 15 staff members of Seamore’s Fit Squad meet for either an indoor cycling class or for…

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Healthy city living is about more than eliminating food deserts and boosting access to healthcare. It also means the ability to safely ride your bike down the street, breathe clean air and not have to choose between paying the rent or buying dinner. A two-year analysis from Maryland-based de Beaumont Foundation’s CityHealth project sized up…

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