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.
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!
Since 2005, more than 3,000 men and women have received Boston Marathon medals in Iraq and Afghanistan.
From Hopkinton to Boston icy sidewalks and tall snow banks do not throw Boston Marathon runners off course.