Walking.  Everybody does it.  Or do they?
Mindset

Walking. Everybody does it. Or do they?

Seems like such a simple thing. We have all done a ton of it in our lives.  Often if we go to our doctor and we aren’t active enough for him/her, the suggestion is, “Walk more… it will be good for your health.” But what if someone you care about needs to be exercising more,…

The Science of Walking: It’s Really THAT Good!
Exercise Basics | Health and Nutrition

The Science of Walking: It’s Really THAT Good!

At this point, we all know that walking is good for us. In an attempt to make it even better, the science of walking now tells us how to get the most out of this seemingly casual form of exercise. In some ways, this kind of takes the relaxing, socializing, nature-loving, exploring, parts of walking…

Walking, Running, Feet, and Shoes
Movement

Walking, Running, Feet, and Shoes

OR The Big Question: Walking Shoes, Running Shoes, or Nothing? Ever wonder what the deal is with shoes these days? If you are getting into walking or running, what do you need to know? Is it OK to walk in a running shoe or run in a walking shoe? And, what about these folks who…

It’s Fantastic!  It’s Stupendous!  It’s Your Butt!
Exercise Basics

It’s Fantastic! It’s Stupendous! It’s Your Butt!

OK, maybe I got a little carried away there, but the truth is that our large backside muscles are very cool. For future reference, these are called the glute muscles. Here’s what they do: In addition to providing something for you to sit on besides your pelvic bone, they help you move. Specifically, these muscles…