Dr. Paul Dudley White

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

Walking protects bones

Just 30 minutes of walking three times a week does wonders to prevent and treat thinning bones. This kind of exercise, which uses 95 percent of your muscles, actually pushes your bones to get stronger so they can ha… Walking a little can go a long way – CNN.com

Starting a walking regime

Start slowly and try to build your walking regime gradually. To get the health benefits from walking, it needs to be of moderate-intensity aerobic activity. In other words, it needs to be faster than a stroll. Moderate-intensity aerobic activity means you’re walking fast enough to raise your heart rate and break a sweat. One way […]

Walking lightens mood

Research reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that walking 30 minutes a day boosted the moods in depressed patients faster than antidepressants. Why? Walking releases natural pain­killing end­or­phins to the body – one of the emotional benefits of exercise. A California State University, Long Beach, study showed that the more steps people […]

Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say

Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, Walking is a super star. Source : Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/29/us-fitness-walking-idUSKCN0HO0PV20140929

Take a Crisp Walk

Take a Crisp Walk for 30 minutes every day and prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Walk & Be Creative while preventing major chronic illness. Have a Crisp Walk ! Good day !

Why Walking Helps Us Think

Because we don’t have to devote much conscious effort to the act of walking, our attention is free to wander—to overlay the world before us with a parade of images from the mind’s theatre. Source : The New Yorker Read the full article @ http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/walking-helps-us-think

Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. A person’s creative output increased by an average of 60 percent when walking. http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/april/walking-vs-sitting-042414.html