Taking a walk is a great way to start moving. But your walking technique is just as important as stepping out for a stroll.
Exercise routines, like walking, have a much better chance of sticking if people do them with family or friends instead of solo. That’s the idea behind the “Step it Up: Family Fitness Club” program from the Prince George’s County Health Department.
Carpooling, walking or biking are the more satisfying commuting options, according to the findings of a survey released Wednesday. Those who drove alone and those who took Metro were the least satisfied.
Eight years ago, doctors said Xochitl Vargas would likely never walk. Last year, she completed her first 5K race — and she’s not stopping there.
These 50 areas have the highest percentages of workers over 16 years old who take public transportation, carpool, walk or bike to work. See where D.C., Baltimore and other area communities rank.
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The D.C. area is home to many public transit options from buses to bike-sharing — so it may come as no surprise that the nation\’s capital ranked highly among the cities where most people walk to work.
Driving in snow and ice can be dangerous, but walking in the same conditions can be treacherous as well.
Researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services say a 15-minute walk, three times a day after meals, helps seniors keep their blood sugar levels in-check and cuts their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
Some folks like to take time to smell the roses, but walking quickly could mean you\’ll be around longer to enjoy them.
To raise awareness about the dangers of walking and texting, an improv group took to the streets of New York City recently and provided \”seeing-eye people\” for folks whose eyes were stuck on their cellphone screens.
Stress has a tight grip on many Americans, but exercise is a good way to fight it, experts say.
You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.
With the push of a button, people trying to cross some D.C. streets can bring traffic to a stop.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.