Active aging

Active lifestyles contribute to overall well-being

Walking towards healthier knees

A new study published today in Arthritis & Rheumatology led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that walking for exercise can reduce new frequent knee pain among people age 50 and older diagnosed with knee … READ MORE

How we walk could impact future arthritis

Identifying risk factors early can take the pressure off joints. A new study suggests a person’s walking style that places more pressure on the hips and knees can contribute to future osteoarthritis. Researchers say the key is … READ MORE

Motor imagery improves MS

Motor imagery (MI) is a useful tool in the management of multiple sclerosis (MS), with the potential to improve balance, walking, and even cognitive function and mental health. It’s a technique that many think of as the realm of … READ MORE

What is walking meditation?

For Thích Nhất Hạnh, the late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, walking was not simply a way to get from one place to another, or an activity to be reserved for a perfect forest path. It could be a … READ MORE

Taking the brain out for a walk

A recent study shows that spending time outdoors has a positive effect on our brains. If you’re regularly out in the fresh air, you’re doing something good for both your brain and your well-being. Emma Simpson, Unsplash … READ MORE
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