Philly, Pittsburgh lauded for rails to trails successes: The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy recently recognized the Philadelphia-area agencies that collaborated to create the Circuit, the ever-expanding network of pedestrian and bicycle trails in the region. The article focuses on the Schuylkill River Trail, and the Grays Ferry Crescent addition in particular. This new portion of the trail … Continue reading Friday Article Roundup – 4/12/13
Every Body Walk! releases new walking app
With the new iPhone and Android app from Every Body Walk!, you can turn your smartphone into a pedometer! The app can record your route on a map and set targets for time, distance, or calories burned. You can also use it to share your walks with friends and family. Download the app today for … Continue reading Every Body Walk! releases new walking app
Support the Call to Action on Walking!
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!
Every Body Walk! campaign encourages walking for your health
Every Body Walk! is an online educational campaign aimed at getting Americans up and moving. Walking is one of the easiest ways to improve your health, and it's advocated by doctors everywhere (including the Surgeon General) as a great way to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. The educational materials and videos available at … Continue reading Every Body Walk! campaign encourages walking for your health