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This page links to articles about walking, hiking, walkers and their achievements, and articles related to walking fitness. If you know of a good article to link to, please send email to kpearson@horsetooth.net and let me know about it.

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2017
 
What's Better Exercise: Biking or Walking?CityLabMarch 17, 2017
Improve your mood and health with a daily walkCrow River MediaJanuary 2, 2017
This is how much you need to walk each day to lose weightHealth and Fitness - Gadgets and WearablesJanuary 1, 2017
 
2016
 
New year's resolutions: How to lose the fat and get fit for freeThe TelegraphDecember 30, 2016
Walking it Off: Catching up with Eugene writer and outdoorsman Bill SullivanEugene WeeklyDecember 29, 2016
 
2015
 
Tips for picking the perfect walking shoeThe TennesseanJuly 11, 2015
Instilling a passion for walkingThe San Diego Union-TribuneJune 23, 2015
Walking for WellnessMyPlainview.comJune 16, 2015
Top 5 Benefits of Walking GroupsSunrise Senior LivingJune 15, 2015
Walking can be great part of weight-loss planKHBS/KHOG-TVMay 27, 2015
85-year-old Topekan discovers health again through walking: Greta Kelsey celebrates birthday with walk around Lake ShawneeThe Topeka Capital-JournalMay 23, 2015
The Fitness Corner: Which burns more calories: walking or running?The TelegraphMay 12, 2015
Walking or cycling to work can help you lose weightZ NewsMay 9, 2015
Palo Alto women make walking a daily habitSan Jose Mercury NewsMay 7, 2015
Walking For Two Minutes An Hour Can Offset Damage Done By SittingaskmenMay 6, 2015
Khrysta Baig: Walking puts a spring in your stepKnoxville News SentinelMay 4, 2015
Why Walking the London Marathon is Miles Better Than Running ItHuffington Post UKApril 26, 2015
Study Shows Walking an Hour a Day Achieves Greatest Longevity BenefitAmerican Cancer SocietyApril 24, 2015
The Pennine Way: Britain's greatest walking trailThe TelegraphApril 24, 2015
Walking adds years to life: Experts say daily strolls will boost your brain powerExpressMarch 12, 2015
Doctor drives walking agendaWest Hawaii TodayMarch 2, 2015
Walking Orange CountyThe Huffington PostMarch 1, 2015
 
Skiing without skis: Nordic walking builds core strength, improves postureRapid City JournalFebruary 21, 2015
 
The Benefits of Walking Your DogHealthy WomenFebruary 20, 2015
 
Will Self: take to the city streets for a walking adventure: Cities provide walkers with an urban gateway to the fascinating and surreal – plus excellent coffee en routeThe GuardianFebruary 1, 2015
 
Regular Walking Can Help Ease DepressionScientific AmericanJanuary 30, 2015
Which is better... running or walking?MSNJanuary 27, 2015
For students, walking beats sitting: Walking classrooms are better for not only for students' physical health, but classroom engagement, a study from KTH Royal Institute of Technology showsKTHJanuary 22, 2015
 
Walking Groups Help Improve Health, Wellnessbig thinkJanuary 21, 2015
Regular group walking linked to reduced risk of heart disease, stroke and depressionMedical News TodayJanuary 20, 2015
2014
 
Running will keep your body younger than walkingQuartzDecember 5, 2014
Joe Blundo commentary: Retiree walking 5,000 miles to his doorThe Columbus DispatchDecember 4, 2014
The 5 Benefits of Winter WalkingCarleton AthleticsNovember 29, 2014
17 Literary Quotes About The Joy Of WalkingThe Huffington PostNovember 28, 2014
Outdoor walks, even in cold weather, offer many benefitsThe StateNovember 27, 2014
Walking off Thanksgiving calories with Dr. Barry RamoKOAT 7 AlbuquerqueNovember 26, 2014
Walking to school good for body, brainGreen Bay Press GazetteSeptember 29, 2014
Tips for starting running or walking regimenThe SpectrumSeptember 29, 2014
Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts sayYahoo NewsSeptember 29, 2014
For healthy joints, walk, walk, walk and walk some moreDetroit Free PressSeptember 27, 2014
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at BayWebMDSeptember 25, 2014
The Woman Who Walked 10,000 Miles (No Exaggeration) in Three YearsNew York TimesSeptember 25, 2014
Walking Across the United States with the Walking FoolAmateur TravelerJuly 5, 2014
Walk to improve your overall physical, emotional and mental fitnessfdlreporter.comJuly 4, 2014
Walking may ease Parkinson’s symptoms, study suggestsGMA NewsJuly 3, 2014
The 7 day walking challengeGMA NewsJuly 3, 2014
4 Tricks to Lose 50 Lbs by WalkingGMA NewsJuly 2, 2014
Walking Through Britain: Following in the Footsteps of A Medieval SaintMetro West Daily NewsJuly 1, 2014
Roberts: Walking’s many wondersMetro West Daily NewsJune 29, 2014
How to Get More Out of Your WalkNina CherieJune 26, 2014
Walking during golf builds leg strengthAlbert Lea TribuneJune 24, 2014
#111 – Walking and Creative ThinkingFlorida Tech BlogJune 24, 2014
Walk the WalkMoonJoggersJune 21, 2014
More Fit by 50: Walking brings out the weird in a guyDemocrat and ChronicleJune 20, 2014
A walking statistic worth trackingDemocrat and ChronicleJune 19, 2014
6 walking tips for the heatSacramento BeeJune 18, 2014
Is Walking Just What The Doctor Ordered?Fox 2 NewsJune 17, 2014
Walking the Nile: One man’s questGrind TVJune 17, 2014
Six Ways to Embrace the Walking BreakHealthy Tipping PointJune 17, 2014
Should I Walk, Run or Jog?TCU InsuranceJune 16, 2014
Walk now to walk through arthritis laterLos Angeles TimesJune 16, 2014
100 Favorite Walkers"Walking in Sonoma County...mostly" BlogJune 15, 2014
Travel: walking in TuscanyheraldscotlandJune 14, 2014
Let’s Get Scotland Walking: Scottish Government launches National Walking StrategyThe Scottish GovernmentJune 13, 2014
Lessons Learned from Walking at WorkEthan Zuckerman's BlogJune 10, 2014
2013
 
Daily walk cuts dementia risk, studies showBuffalo NewsDecember 7, 2013
Why NYers Will Walk Even Faster NowRefinery 29December 5, 2013
Walking Club begins at school Spring Grove HeraldDecember 5, 2013
Walking, a Simple Yet Highly Effective Health MeasureSeattle Post Intelligencer BlogNovember 30, 2013
Walking Or Jogging: Which Is Best for You?InteliHealthNovember 22, 2013
Walking for health: One step at a time leads to more than 3.5 million steps in two yearsLas Cruces Sun-NewsNovember 4, 2013
Walking can benefit heart health: New survey reinforces its valuePittsburg Post-GazetteOctober 25, 2013
Walking can be a lifesaver, but many need to pick up paceKSDK.comOctober 22, 2013
The amazing power of walkingNatural NewsJune 21, 2013
Walking for fitnessFaribault Daily NewsJune 20, 2013
'Start Walking' to prevent diabetesKhaleej TimesJune 19, 2013
Walking for Heart HealthHealth News DigestJune 17, 2013
Herefordshire Walking Festival begins: More than 1,500 ramblers are expected to descend on Herefordshire over the next week to take part in more than 50 organised walks across the countyBBC NewsJune 15, 2013
Burn more calories walkingFox NewsJune 14, 2013
Walking after meals may reduce diabetes riskFox NewsJune 12, 2013
Walking is a prescription for good healthThe Hour OnlineJune 12, 2013
Walking the Mundane into the Magical; how to practice walking meditationThe Guardian ExpressJune 12, 2013
Try Race WalkingThe Star OnlineJune 12, 2013
Walking helps seniors improve their quality of lifeThe HeraldJune 11, 2013
Walking preserves brain structure in older adultsThe Philippine StarJune 9, 2013
San Francisco man walking the Bay Trail every day in JuneSilicon Valley Mercury NewsJune 7, 2013
Is Walking As Beneficial As Running?The Huffington PostJune 6, 2013
Barefoot hiking and walking sometimes tickles a bitYork Daily RecordJune 4, 2013
Walking leads to better health for older menMedical XpressMay 31, 2013
Why Walking Is Almost as Healthy as RunninglifehackerMay 30, 2013
Profile in Fitness: Fairview resident walks for stress reliefThe Dallas Morning NewsMay 27, 2013
Ireland's longest walking trail of 300 miles now open to hikersIrish CentralMay 27, 2013
A Long, Wet Walk in WalesNew York Times TravelMay 24, 2013
Walking works – so why are we so sedentary?The GuardianMay 23, 2013
Fitness Challenge: Walk between the poles; an overview of Nordic walkingThe New Zealand HeraldMay 5, 2013
Walking essential for those with arthritis, but few doUPI.comMay 4, 2013
A love of walking; a profile of Jeff Kent, who is writing a book about Staffordshire County, England's, 65 1000-foot tall peaksBurtonMailMay 4, 2013
'Earthing' Advocates Claim Walking Barefoot Outside Helps DepressionThe InquisitrMarch 14, 2013
Why Walking Throughout the Day Is Just as Important as Vigorous ExerciselifehackerMarch 13, 2013
Ruben Rosario: Walking the mighty Mississippi, with a missionlifehackerMarch 12, 2013
Brisk walking helps stroke survivorsFox NewsMarch 8, 2013
Simple Lower Back Pain Fix: Brisk Walkingnewsmax healthMarch 7, 2013
Walking the Country as a Spiritual QuestNew York TimesMarch 2, 2013
Walking while I work has been a big step forwardThe IndependentFebruary 27, 2013
Mall-walking program marks 10th anniversaryThe Herald-SunFebruary 27, 2013
Thigh fat linked to decline in walking speedPunchFebruary 23, 2013
Walking Seoul: a revealing stroll around South Korea's megacityThe GuardianFebruary 22, 2013
Walking 'is better than the gym': Long periods of gentle exercise are more beneficial than a high-intensity workoutMail OnlineFebruary 13, 2013
Quiz: How much should you walk?USA TodayFebruary 5, 2013
Walking vs. cycling: Which is better for travel?CNN TravelFebruary 4, 2013
Walking the world's megacities: hiking across New York – audio slideshowThe GuardianFebruary 1, 2013
Study: Alternate walking and running to save energy, maintain endurancee! Science NewsJanuary 30, 2013
Walking for a cause? These apps can help; some smartphone apps let you earn money for charities while you walkSilicon Vallye Mercury NewsJanuary 18, 2013
Does Walking Faster Make You Live Longer?Men's FitnessJanuary 17, 2013
America Is a Walking DisasterThe Atlantic CitiesJanuary 16, 2013
Walking Linked With Decreased Stroke Risk In Women: StudyHuffPostJanuary 9, 2013
Columbia woman celebrates a year of walkingThe StateJanuary 1, 2013
 
2012
 
How to train for a 10K walking programThe Arizona RepublicDecember 27, 2012
Walking a good holiday tradition to startThe Denver PostDecember 25, 2012
Walking is good for the body and mindThe BladeDecember 9, 2012
Britons walking 80 miles less per yearThe TelegraphNovember 28, 2012
Walk, don't run: Joe Klein takes to the road for healthy living at a faster paceThe Northern LightNovember 28, 2012
Ditch the car to walk or cycle short journeys 'for healthier Britain': National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence says 'invisible burden' of inactivity and obesity as harmful as smokingThe GuardianNovember 27, 2012
Unemployed, I Went to Spain, to Walk: The 800 kilometer El Camino dirt path is also known as the world's longest psychiatric highwayThe AtlanticNovember 27, 2012
Cycling or Walking to School Improves ConcentrationCounsel and HealNovember 24, 2012
Walking meditation: How you can do it toomother nature networkNovember 13, 2012
Walk briskly for 75 minutes a week, add 1.8 yrs to lifeThe Times of IndiaNovember 8, 2012
Walk off the weightThe Star OnlineNovember 4, 2012
Walking your way to health: Walking has more health benefits than most people realizeSeattle TimesJuly 22, 2012
Walking for exercise became spiritual practiceThe OlympianJuly 21, 2012
Walk this way: It's the simplest exercise you can do, but there are ways to step it upStarTribuneJuly 17, 2012
Walking, Resistance Training May Improve Memory in StudyBusiness WeekJuly 15, 2012
Put your best foot forward: Want to burn calories and tone your body? Walk this wayChicago TribuneJuly 11, 2012
How to walk to achieve the most health benefitsThe Kansas City StarJuly 11, 2012
Santa Clara University's Walk Across CaliforniaSFGateJuly 4, 2012
Top 10 walks in Hong Kong: From strolls on the shores of outlying islands to panoramic views from the the Peak, Vaudine England picks stunning walks offering a different perspective on Hong KongThe GuardianJuly 4, 2012
Walking a Ring Around WalesNational GeographicJuly 4, 2012
Save money, see the world, on walking toursThe Seattle TimesJune 30, 2012
Color WalkingRadiolabJune 29, 2012
People who walk a lot have lower type 2 diabetes risk: studycanada.comJune 29, 2012
Walking England, With Poetry on the MindThe Wall Street JournalJune 28, 2012
Walking it off: The journey toward weight loss begins with a single stepThe GazetteJune 27, 2012
Reed Gjonnes, 12, walks the Appalachian Trail with her dadThe Washington PostJune 25, 2012
Olympic Race Walking History: From English Aristocrats to Modern RacersYahoo SportsJune 25, 2012
Todd And Colin, Father And Son, Walking Across America To Lose WeightThe Huffington PostJune 20, 2012
Walks in the park can nurture mental agilityGetHealthyJune 7, 2012
Man Spent 11 Years Walking Around the WorldNeatoramaJune 7, 2012
Walk this way: Area students take part in program to combat obesityDaily PressJune 4, 2012
Americans Do Not Walk The Walk, And That's A Growing ProblemNPRApril 16, 2012
 
2011
 
2010
 
Tom Graham walks every street in San FranciscoSFGateJuly 11, 2010
Surprising number have walked every S.F. streetSFGateJuly 11, 2010
Meditation Techniques: Walking MeditationYoga - Families.comJuly 10, 2010
Walking to Lose WeightDiscovery HealthJuly 10, 2010
Walking: How fast is fast enough?Rural MessengerJuly 10, 2010
Walking To Lose Weight: Can Walking Really Help You Lose Weight?ArticleSqueezeJuly 7, 2010
The Joy of WalkingSaglik 24July 4, 2010
Walking 2.0: Update Your Walking Program: 6 new ways to walk for fun, fitness and relaxationPsychology TodayJuly 2, 2010
Man celebrates 60 by walking 60 milesThe Orange County RegisterJune 19, 2010
Walk, don’t run: There’s a lot to be said, much of it by your body, for slowing the paceThe Boston GlobeJune 14, 2010
Shop Like a Pedestrian: 7 Ways Walking Saves You MoneyMintLife BlogJune 14, 2010
Urban pole walking is a whole-body workoutChico Enterprise RecordJune 12, 2010
Dog Walking May Lead to Big Health BenefitsArthritis Today MagazineJune 11, 2010
Memorial Tournament: Volunteers love walking the walk; volunteers at a golf tournament get good exercise while doing their workThe Columbus DispatchJune 6, 2010
Couple is walking 1,600 miles around Lake SuperiorWLUC TV 6June 4, 2010
Stroke survivor's walk across U.S. nears halfway pointThe Orange County RegisterMay 31, 2010
Matt Green Walking Across the Country: The Ultimate Workout?The StirMay 30, 2010
Matt Green and the Simple Pleasure of WalkingTonicMay 28, 2010
Walking Linked to Easing ArthritisinsciencesFebruary 24, 2010
Walk Off Your Arthritis!That's FitFebruary 19, 2010
The Heart Hospital walking club promotes heart health one step at a timePlano StarFebruary 15, 2010
University researchers say humans have energy-efficient walkDeseret NewsFebruary 14, 2010
School exercise in walking is cause for a celebration; a group of elementary school students in Ohio recently met their two-year walking goal of 2,600 miles (the distance of the Pacific Crest Trail, which stretches from Mexico to Canada along the U.S. Pacific coast)Columbus Local NewsJanuary 20, 2010
How to enjoy a family walkThe GuardianJanuary 20, 2010
Walk it off!: Leave the 'all-or-nothing' workout mind-set behind with this year's simple, inexpensive challenge - walking at least 10 miles a week for 10 weeksDelaware OnlineJanuary 19, 2010
A myth just isn't as good as walking a mile: to lose weight, forget dieting myths and just exercise moreDelaware OnlineJanuary 19, 2010
Shoppers burn mega-calories simply by walking through the stores: polDelaware OnlineJanuary 14, 2010
Residents go walking; Mississippi is implementing a H.U.B. City Steps program to motivate its citizens to walk for exercise more oftenHattiesburg AmericanJanuary 12, 2010
Pokemon Walking Comes to North America with HeartGold and SoulSilver's Pokewalker; The next Pokemon game for Nintendo DS will include a "Pokewalker" pedometer that rewards kids with items and special features in the game if they exerciseHattiesburg AmericanJanuary 11, 2010
 
2009
 
Vashon Road Crew walks for charity; a Vashon Island group of women walk together regularly to stay fit and to raise money for local charitiesVashon-Maury Island BeachcomberDecember 2, 2009
Walking for Health and Wellness: The Benefits of Fitness and Physical Activitysuite101.comNovember 29, 2009
The best exercise: Walking the doghindustantimesNovember 28, 2009
Hate the gym? Walking the dog is much more funTelegraph BlogsNovember 27, 2009
Brisk Walk Can Help Leave Common Cold BehindajcOctober 25, 2009
88-year-old woman legs out a 10,000-mile labor of loveThe GazetteOctober 24, 2009
Des Plaines Man, 71, is Walking Route 66; Emory Duick "believes life doesn't end after retirement" and "wants to encourage seniors to be more active"Galesburg Radio 14 - WGILOctober 21, 2009
Walking in Cold Weather: Strategies for Walking When the Temperature Drops Below 32° FFitness TrendsOctober 16, 2009
Walking Helpful After a Stroke; a study has shown that people who suffer a stroke who walk 20 minutes or more, three times a week, can move around more independentlyABC NewsOctober 8, 2009
Exercise - How To Set Up A Walking ProgramThaimarathon.comOctober 7, 2009
LIVING HEALTHY: Walking Off Weight; how to walk most effectively to reduce your weightSuperior TelegramOctober 2, 2009
Walking into your NinetiesDiabetesHealthSeptember 21, 2009
Olympic sport takes walking to the extremecanada.comSeptember 17, 2009
Walking with extra benefits: Nordic method provides full-body workoutjacksonville.comSeptember 15, 2009
Running For My Life: Since Childhood, I'd Struggled With Crippling Depression. When Drugs and Therapy Failed to Help, I Took Other StepsThe Washington PostSeptember 15, 2009
Lakeview has walking path: School adds trail over summer breakAlbert Lea TribuneSeptember 14, 2009
Walking festivals keep on growingBBC NewsSeptember 11, 2009
Join a mall-walking club this winterexaminer.comSeptember 8, 2009
Walking off weightexaminer.comSeptember 8, 2009
The benefits of walkingexaminer.comSeptember 4, 2009
Walking is Better than TVexaminer.comSeptember 3, 2009
Walking, walking, walking for climate changeMother Nature NetworkAugust 31, 2009
Dunbar last stop in walking series; an overview of a Pennsylvania county's series of summer walksPittsburg Tribune-ReviewAugust 29, 2009
Walking Michigan: Holland man takes a stroll--about 330 milesThe Holland SentinelAugust 29, 2009
Fargo Parks to offer 500 Mile Walking ClubINFORUMAugust 23, 2009
Weight Loss 101 - Will losing weight make you fit?examiner.comAugust 23, 2009
Need a new running or walking route?; the new MapMyWalk and MapMyRun sites create a walking or running route based on an address and the distance you want to goexaminer.comAugust 22, 2009
Walking Your Way To Good HealthRomow Health BlogAugust 21, 2009
Start Walking, Be Happyexaminer.comAugust 21, 2009
Why Is Walking So Good For Weight Loss?that's fitAugust 19, 2009
Man logs 40,000 walking miles at churchTimes of the InternetAugust 19, 2009
Your dog might be your best workout buddy; a Cornell University study is determining whether dog walking helps dog owners control their weightUSA TodayAugust 17, 2009
Workout of the week: Nordic Walking clinic; the author shares her experiences with a free Nordic walking class in Boulder, ColoradoDaily CameraAugust 12, 2009
Man honors military by walking across nation; a Vietnamese American is walking across America in his Shore to Shore Project to honor U.S. military veteransWeatherford DemocratAugust 11, 2009
Free self-paced walking events - fun, fitness and friendship; an overview of volksmarching and of events sponsored by the American Volkssport Associationexaminer.comAugust 11, 2009
The right shoes are essential to running and walkingAlbany HeraldAugust 9, 2009
Employers embrace national walking programKING5.comAugust 8, 2009
Walking or Biking: Which Burns More Calories?MSN HealthAugust 5, 2009
Washington and Lee program proves Walking Works; the university's program to get participants to walk 10,000 steps per day is showing great resultsWDBJ7.com Roanoke NewsAugust 2, 2009
Walking to a Healthier Heart; 'Start Heart Walk' ; a walking promotion in Hawaii is raising awareness to fight heart disease and strokeKGMB9 News HawaiiAugust 1, 2009
Is it Time for Nordic Walking?About.com: WalkingJuly 31, 2009
Walking faster for the speed, the power or for the competition?examiner.comJuly 29, 2009
Walking off the street; one person's experiences with indoor mall-walking in DubaiBusiness StandardJuly 26, 2009
Walking is not enough for getting in shape; if you want to change your body composition or lose weight, add power walking and intervals to your walking routineexaminer.comJuly 25, 2009
Five Steps to Walking Your Way into HealthSurf Net ParentsJuly 24, 2009
10 reasons to give walking a tryexaminer.comJuly 22, 2009
Walking 101: Walk your way to youthfulnessexaminer.comJuly 17, 2009
Walk or Bike to Work for Heart HealthAbout.com: WalkingJuly 14, 2009
Walking the walk: They aren't just talking the talk about fitnessTulsa WorldJuly 12, 2009
Walking With Good PostureBodybuilding Tips GuideJuly 11, 2009
Twin Cities woman celebrates 15 years of walking 3 miles a dayKARE 11July 11, 2009
Seattleites begin walking tours; some Seattle residents are creating neighborhood walking tours to promote fitness and a sense of communityMyNorthwestJuly 6, 2009
Tips for healthy and effective walking for fitnessCalorieLabJune 13, 2009
7 Steps To Starting Your Employee Walking ClubWCVB TV/DT 5 BostonMay 6, 2009
Is walking good for preventing osteoporosis in the spine?The Boston GlobeMay 4, 2009
Aging well: Walking for fitness, fun and challengeCraig (Colorado) Daily PressMay 4, 2009
How To Treat Walking Injuries?The Boston ChannelMay 1, 2009
Ex-Army Ranger walking across U.S. for TillmanKSWT 13 NewsMay 1, 2009
More children walking to school: More Scottish children are now walking or cycling to school than travel by car, bus or taxi, a survey has shownBBC NewsApril 30, 2009
Turning a 'Working Lunch' Into a 'Walking Lunch'; Charleston, West Virginia, is encouraging workers to walk during their lunchtimeThe State JournalApril 29, 2009
For those who always drive, try walkingThe Holland SentinelApril 29, 2009
Walking for Weight LossHealth Weight Loss blogApril 28, 2009
Race walking just right speed for many: Low impact sport keeps extra pounds offMontreal GazetteApril 27, 2009
Walking for health's sake; an overview of walking's benefits and how to walk properly for exerciseThe GleanerApril 20, 2009
Walk your way to a Healthy Weight LossThaimarathon.comApril 18, 2009
5 Questions: Start walking; an overview of Shawnee Mission Medical Center's participation in American Heart Association's Start! Walking programShawnee DispatchApril 15, 2009
Little moves add up to burn calories; short activities, like taking three 15-minute walking breaks during your work day, can improve your fitnessUSA Today BlogsApril 13, 2009
Walking the walk: One reporter goes without car for eight-mile trip to officeHudson ReporterApril 12, 2009
Marathoners Go the Distance on Heart Health: Even walking half an hour a day can boost longevity, study findsBio-MedicineApril 10, 2009
Walking across Montana: Savage’s school employees keep track of their miles walkedSidney HeraldApril 7, 2009
How to Make Your Walk Work Harder; tips for getting the most out of your walkfitsugarApril 7, 2009
Wellness walking group roams riverfront: Moderate exercise reduces the risk of illness, and companionship helps, tooThe Wenatchee WorldApril 6, 2009
Walking for health and more Charlotte Sun and Weekly HeraldApril 1, 2009
Seoul-Tokyo friendship walking event begins; 50 "People from South Korea and Japan began a 50-day friendship walk Wednesday along a 2,000-kilometer route that Korean dynasty envoys to Japan took during Japan's Edo period (1603-1867)"Arthritis TodayMarch 31, 2009
Arthritis Today’s 12-Week Walking Plan: Walk to lose weight, feel great and ease joint pain in just 12 weeks!Arthritis TodayMarch 30, 2009
Orlando teen will walk to D.C. to help homeless children: A teen will walk from Orlando, FL, to Washington, D.C. to visit children in homeless shelters and "raise awareness of the 1.5 million homeless children in the U.S."Orlando SentinelMarch 27, 2009
Students Give Up Wheels for Their Own Two Feet; in Lecco, Italy, 450 students walk to school in piedibuses or "walking buses" along bus routesNew York TimesMarch 26, 2009
Spring Walking Tune-upAbout.com:WalkingMarch 24, 2009
Researchers define 'moderate' exercise; "Moderate is equivalent to a brisk walk, or about 1,000 steps every 10 minutes."USAToday BlogsMarch 18, 2009
Exercise: Essential: exercising is an essential part of a weight management programThaimarathon.comMarch 18, 2009
Walk 100 Steps a Minute for 'Moderate' Exercise: Study computes a pace brisk enough to meet activity guidelinesU.S. News HealthMarch 17, 2009
Nonprofit events: it's all in the walk; walking events are popular fundraisers for nonprofitsExaminerMarch 14, 2009
The secret Canadian exercise weapon: Walking; an overview of the benefits of walking, and how to be a successful walkerCalgary HeraldMarch 10, 2009
Fitness buzz: Walking to stay fit; an overview of the benefits of walking 50 miles per monthazcentral.comMarch 7, 2009
The simple pleasures of walkingThe Christian Science MonitorMarch 6, 2009
Citizens Encouraged to Walk Kansas; in mid-March, teams of 6 people registered in the "Walk Kansas" program will log walking distance or "heart healthy exercise to equal covering the distance of 423 miles across Kansas. The program's equivalents for walking a mile are 15 minutes of moderate activities like walking, biking, and gardening."KSALLink.comFebruary 20, 2009
Many older folks can improve walking problemsThe Clinical AdvisorFebruary 20, 2009
Walking tall: 50,000 kms and still going strong; a blind 29-year-old man in India has set a record by walking 10,000 kilometers in the past 5 yearsIndian ExpressFebruary 18, 2009
Florida University Treadmill vs Fitness Study; this study shows that jogging on a level treadmill provides more fitness benefits then walking "uphill" on a treadmillSuite 101February 16, 2009
Morning walk is must for all; a regular morning walk makes you feel better all dayCentral ChronicleFebruary 16, 2009
Walking for health gives look behind the scenes: one walker's decription of walking at a shopping malltimesunion.comFebruary 14, 2009
How walking can cut your risk of colon cancer by 25 per centCHINAdailyFebruary 12, 2009
Walking: More Effective Than You Might Think: Walking costs nothing, suits any level of fitness and has a long list of benefitsAlterNetFebruary 1, 2009
Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days Employee Fitness Challenge Kicks Off Monday; 150 employees of University of South Carolina Upstate and their families are beginning a challenge to walk 100 miles in 100 daysUSC UpstateJanuary 12, 2009
Walking off Weight; links to information about walkingexaminer.comJanuary 6, 2009
Walking for weight loss; Tamela Sanchez's success story of getting fit through walkingClackamasReviewJanuary 6, 2009
Walk to Ward Off Age-Related Weight Gain: Walking Every Day Prevents Extra Pounds From Adding Up as You AgeWebMDJanuary 5, 2009
How to Walk for Weight Control: How far, fast, and long to burn fatAbout.comJanuary 5, 2009
Open door. Step outside. Walk.; we make walking complicated, but all we need to do is step out the front doorThe News and ObserverJanuary 4, 2009
Denizen of the corporate world steps away for a walk down California's coast; a marketing executive uses a two-week vacation to walk 130 miles along the California coastlineThe Dallas Morning NewsJanuary 4, 2009
Walking is a solid path to fitness; a short overview of walking's benefits and how to get started walkingSky-Hi Daily NewsJanuary 1, 2009
Run for the body, walk for the brain; walking may be better for the brain than running or joggingNews ChiefJanuary 1, 2009
 
2008
 
Norfolk NHS staff walking for fitness; employees of the Norfolk, U.K., division of the U.K. National Health System are organizing a 3-month challenge to increase their daily steps and may develop walking programs for their patients.EDP24December 30, 2008
Shirley Gaudet loves to walk; Shirley Gaudet of New Brunswick, Canada, joined the Champlain Place Walking Club in 1989 and is still walking regularly.timetranscript.comDecember 29, 2008
The Lost Art of Walking: A wide-ranging look at the unexpected pleasures of walking; an overview of a book about "every aspect of walking: its origins, its use as a cure for various ills, expert walkers, eccentric walkers, walking songs, spiritual walking, walking on water, walking in prison, and the analysis of perfect and imperfect walks."The Christian Science MonitorDecember 30, 2008
Walking her way 101 years and up; 101-year-old Fern Kearns walks 2 miles every dayTimes-News OnlineDecember 21, 2008
Nintendo Introduces Walking Game For the DS; in February, 2009, Nintendo will release "Walk With Me!", a game for its DS portable gaming system. Players will carry special pedometers with them during the week, then point the pedometers at their DSes at the end of the week to gain points for the number of steps they took. Players will be able to compete against other players all over the world.geeksugarDecember 21, 2008
Geocaching can be healthy as well as fun; an overview of geocaching and how it can be incorporated into walking and other fitness activitiesThe B.C. Catholic NewspaperDecember 15, 2008

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