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Topic: Exercise: Walking

10/14/2015

 

Study Questions Findings That Prolonged Sitting Is Unhealthy
But researchers say promoting physical activity should remain a public health priority

10/13/2015

 

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking
Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

10/8/2015

 

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work
Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

9/23/2015

 

Health Tip: Walk Correctly
Tips to avoid hurting yourself

8/27/2015

 

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

8/21/2015

 

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

8/12/2015

 

Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk
But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

7/31/2015

 

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

7/16/2015

 

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

6/19/2015

 

Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors' Health
Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening

6/2/2015

 

Office Workers, On Your Feet!
Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job

5/20/2015

 

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile
In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

5/19/2015

 

Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.
Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise

5/8/2015

 

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

4/30/2015

 

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting
Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

4/16/2015

 

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

3/2/2015

 

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/18/2015

 

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

2/18/2015

 

Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks
They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

1/23/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercise Safely
Opt for activities with lower rates of injury

1/22/2015

 

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds
But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse

1/22/2015

 

Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

1/20/2015

 

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

1/14/2015

 

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests
Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

12/16/2014

 

Health Tip: Pack Essentials for Outdoor Exercise
Here's what to bring

12/15/2014

 

Health Tip: Be Aware of Icy Spots
And reduce your risk of falling

12/4/2014

 

Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk
Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

11/24/2014

 

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better
Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently

11/13/2014

 

Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds
Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests

10/17/2014

 

Upbeat Walking Style Might Lift Your Mood
Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says

9/25/2014

 

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay
Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

9/15/2014

 

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

9/9/2014

 

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting
An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

9/5/2014

 

Health Tip: Starting a Walking Program
Be sure to get a doctor's ok

8/20/2014

 

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

8/15/2014

 

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

8/12/2014

 

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

7/31/2014

 

Health Tip: If You Get Lost on a Hiking Trail
Suggestions for what to do

7/29/2014

 

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

7/25/2014

 

Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long Hike
Don't forget a map

7/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
And get some exercise

7/2/2014

 

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms
Study found it improved gait, stiffness, mood, attention and overall quality of life

6/17/2014

 

'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

6/12/2014

 

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

6/9/2014

 

Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise
Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

6/3/2014

 

Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

5/27/2014

 

A Walk a Day Keeps Disability at Bay
Study links greater mobility in old age to daily strolls

5/21/2014

 

Walking at Home Can Help Boost Poor Circulation in Legs, Study Shows
Easier than going to supervised exercise program for those with narrowed arteries, researchers say

4/15/2014

 

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

4/7/2014

 

Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

4/3/2014

 

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients
People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

4/1/2014

 

Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

3/6/2014

 

2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

2/21/2014

 

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures
Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

2/13/2014

 

Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

2/7/2014

 

Running Might Beat Walking for Breast Cancer Survivors
Runners were less likely than walkers to die of the disease during nine-year study, but the findings aren't foolproof

1/22/2014

 

Sitting and Cardiac Concerns
Sitting too much may raise a man's risk of heart failure, even when he exercises regularly.

1/22/2014

 

Texting While Walking a Dangerous Combination: Study
Pedestrians who did both had poorer balance, were less able to walk in straight line, researchers say

1/21/2014

 

Too Much Sitting May Raise Heart Failure Risk for Men
Study found even exercise did not compensate for sedentary behavior

1/21/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Clogged Leg Arteries
Study of older adults found reduced odds of peripheral artery disease when compared to low-fat diet

1/20/2014

 

Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

1/19/2014

 

Walk, But Stay Safe: Tips for Pedestrians
Use crosswalks, beware at intersections, carry flashlights at night, CDC advises

1/8/2014

 

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report
Boys slightly more likely than girls to meet hour-a-day recommendation

12/29/2013

 

Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/27/2013

 

Daily Walking Linked to Decreased Cardiovascular Risk
Findings among adults with impaired glucose tolerance and at high cardiovascular risk

12/20/2013

 

Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
People with pre-diabetes appear to benefit from adding extra steps to their daily stroll

12/17/2013

 

Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting
But, study also found they frequently get up and move about

12/9/2013

 

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality
But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

11/29/2013

 

Distracted-Driving Deaths of Pedestrians, Cyclists Up in U.S., Study Finds
Most killed during daylight hours

11/15/2013

 

Time Spent Walking Tied to Lower Stroke Risk in Older Men
Time spent walking linked to stroke risk in dose-dependent manner; independent of walking pace

11/14/2013

 

Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men
British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

11/8/2013

 

Health Tip: Get Exercise Every Day
Even walking will do you good

10/30/2013

 

Walking Speed a Good Gauge of MS Disability, Study Says
This measurement may reflect ability to perform everyday household activities

10/24/2013

 

Men May Stroll a Little Slower Down Lovers' Lane
Study found males decreased their speed when walking beside a romantic partner

10/19/2013

 

Stress-Busting Tips From Experts
Whether it's taking a nature walk or some deep breaths, activity helps

10/4/2013

 

Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk
Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say

10/4/2013

 

Walking Linked to Reduced Breast Cancer Risk
As little as an hour a day reduces risk among postmenopausal women

9/24/2013

 

10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

8/6/2013

 

Walking to Work Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
Car commuters have higher blood pressure, more obesity, U.K. study also found

7/2/2013

 

Home-Based Walking Intervention Beneficial in PAD
Intervention improves walking endurance, physical activity in peripheral artery disease

7/2/2013

 

Home Treadmills May Help People With Poor Leg Circulation
Doctors urged to recommend this activity to arterial disease patients who can't get to the gym

6/25/2013

 

Cellphone 'Distracted Walking' Sending Pedestrians to the ER
Talking, texting users aren't looking out for dangers, study finds

6/12/2013

 

Short Post-Meal Walks Control Postprandial Hyperglycemia
For older people, three 15-minute bouts of walking seem more effective than 45-minute walk

6/12/2013

 

Short Strolls After Meals May Lower Diabetes Risk
Walking 15 minutes three times a day was better for blood sugar levels than one 45-minute walk, small study found

6/6/2013

 

Pedometers Can Keep You Moving
Research shows they're a low-cost motivator for sitting less, particularly for those with desk jobs

5/29/2013

 

And America's Fittest City Is...
New report highlights healthiest metropolitan areas

5/10/2013

 

Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
Moderate physical activity doesn't exacerbate symptoms, researchers find

5/10/2013

 

Insurer Incentive Program for Obese Encourages Walking
Most met their step targets and appreciated the value of the program

4/23/2013

 

Knowing Time Needed to Walk Off Calories May Curb Appetite
But menus that list calories alone don't change people's ordering or eating habits, study finds

4/22/2013

 

Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

4/12/2013

 

'Mobility Shoes' May Help Those With Arthritic Knees: Study
The footwear alters gait and reduces load on the joint, researchers say

4/12/2013

 

To Stop Smoking, Teens Should Start Moving
Exercise can help curb the habit in young daily smokers, study shows

4/9/2013

 

New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Physical activity lowers estrogen levels in older women, study says

4/5/2013

 

Want to Lose Weight? Then Run, Don't Walk: Study
Both helped shed pounds, but vigorous exercise produced better long-term results

4/5/2013

 

Obesity Does Slow People Down, Study Confirms
Women may be caught in cycle of fatigue, lack of self-esteem, expert says

4/4/2013

 

Brisk Walking Equals Running for Heart Health: Study
Distance rather than speed reaps the benefits, researchers say

4/1/2013

 

Runners Achieve Greater Weight Loss Than Walkers
Male and female walkers spend less energy walking than runners spend running, study finds

3/13/2013

 

Post-Stroke Walking Improves Survivors' Quality of Life
Program of aerobic exercise also helped to extend endurance in patients

3/8/2013

 

You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013

 

Walking Program Helps Stroke Survivors Get On With Life
Jamaican study eased people back into walking alone without fear

3/1/2013

 

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health
But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

2/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You
How to tell if you're overdoing it

2/22/2013

 

Thigh Fat May Slow Down Seniors
Decrease in walking speed predicts decline in mobility, researchers say

2/18/2013

 

Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese
Study found as little as 8 minutes of daily activity helped patients scheduled for weight-loss surgery

2/17/2013

 

Fitness Experts Dispel Common Exercise Myths
Sad to say, walking doesn't really burn as many calories as running

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