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Why Run When You Can Walk?

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?


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Walks of Life – Who Walks More?

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?


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Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Picking The Perfect Walking Shoe

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?


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Want To Improve Your Mood? Go For A Walk

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.


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Walking For Weight Loss

Use our chart to calculate how many calories you would burn for every half-hour of walking.



VIDEO: “Walkin’ Around Boston”

Join the club and walk around Boston! This music video will encourage you to get up and move.



VIDEO: “Walk This Way” Walking Technique

Helpful advice on how to walk smart.


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VIDEO: Lenox Walking Club

Meet the employees of the Lenox Hotel Walking Club and learn how your workplace can join!


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Soldier Honored For Organizing Boston Marathon Shadow Races Overseas

Since 2005, more than 3,000 men and women have received Boston Marathon medals in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Boston Marathon training is more difficult this year with a lot of snow and ice on the roads. (CBS)

Ice And Snow Banks Make Boston Marathon Training More Challenging

From Hopkinton to Boston icy sidewalks and tall snow banks do not throw Boston Marathon runners off course.