Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Technology can help improve many activities, even something as simple as walking.
You’re out enjoying a nice, brisk walk. Your heart is pumping. Your muscles are feeling good. Then, you see people running past you. And you think: should I be running, too?
If you want to stay fit, lose weight or just feel better mentally, there’s an easy and inexpensive way to do it — go for a daily walk. But who walks more? And where do they walk?
When you’re in the shoe store trying to select a comfortable walking shoe, you may feel like you’re looking for the needle in the haystack. Leather, nylon and canvas… cross trainers or running shoes… where do you begin?
Feeling a little down in the dumps? It turns out that a modest exercise program — even just taking regular walks — can improve your mood significantly.
Walking is great exercise for anybody, but it is particularly good for senior citizens who may not be able to engage in other more strenuous types of physical activity.
Use our chart to calculate how many calories you would burn for every half-hour of walking.
Join the club and walk around Boston! This music video will encourage you to get up and move.
Helpful advice on how to walk smart.
Meet the employees of the Lenox Hotel Walking Club and learn how your workplace can join!
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