Jonathon Stalls walked thousands of miles across the country. In this inspiring TED talk, he talks about how important walking is and how our car-oriented culture has caused many people to forget about the benefits of taking life at 3 miles per hour.
Throughout this month, support the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking! Watch the video to learn about the benefits of walking, including why doctors call it "the best medicine we know." Then, pledge to be a part of the movement to make Americans more active by incorporating walking into your daily routine and sharing … Continue reading Support the Call to Action on Walking!
One writer from Los Angeles gave up her car and discovered how much money she could save and how much healthier she could be. Read all about how she is "better off ped" at Los Angeles Magazine.
As this article from The Atlantic Cities explains, a recent study in Denmark found that children who walk or bike to school performed better on tasks requiring concentration than children who were driven to school. In the study, this exercise appeared to have an even greater impact on performance than eating breakfast. Cognitive improvement is … Continue reading Article: Children who walk to school have better concentration