Putting one foot in front of the other. It’s something most of us do without even thinking about it. But walking – at a brisk pace for an extended period of time – can have […]
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?
At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, we want to do everything we can to get you walking and keep you walking to better your health.
Everyone knows that exercise and proper hydration go hand-in-hand, but what’s the best way to stay hydrated? And how can you tell if you’re dehydrated?
Everyone knows that exercise can boost your mood, but can something as simple as walking help alleviate feelings of depression? A recent review of published clinical studies says it can.
Bone is living tissue and is continuously breaking down and building back up. Osteoporosis occurs when this balance shifts and bone loss outpaces new bone replacement — leading to weak bones and increasing the risk of fractures and debilitating complications.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is proud to partner with the American Heart Association (AHA) on its Walking Club initiative. If you’d like to find some cool walking paths near where you live or work, […]