Researchers at University of Queensland found that the habit leads to uneven walking, a slower pace, rigid posture and poor balance
Walking can lower your risk of having a heart attack, as any doctor will tell you. Now scientists have found out exactly how many steps it takes to keep you ticker healthy.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
Good news: 6 in 10 Americans are now walking every week, and they’re three times more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise than people who don’t take strolls
Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers at University of Arizona have created a set of robotic legs that mimic a real human gait.
Why walking works: it not only burns calories, but it also counteracts the effects of your fattening genes.
Kids who live in the city are more likely to walk or bike to school, compared with children in rural areas, a new study finds. That active commute helps youngsters boost their daily physical activity and may help improve their health.
We know it’s a really bad idea to talk or text while you’re driving, but what about walking and talking?
If you’re noticing a growing number of senior moments — where did I put those keys? — you might consider taking a walk.
There is certainly no shortage of sophisticated machinery that can measure how healthy you are, from scanners to genetic and molecular tests that can expose the inner workings of your cells, but doctors may soon be relying on …
I am often teased for my stubborn habit of traveling by foot. I often walk the 3 mi. home from work rather than take the subway. When I visit less pedestrian-friendly cities, kindhearted motorists regularly pull over and offer me …