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The Most Walkable Cities in the US





It’s Great to Live in a Pedestrian-Friendly Town

If you live in a city or town where wide sidewalks and pedestrian pathways are abundant, then you already know how amazing it can be.

Along with less automobile pollution and a generally healthier population, walkable cities tend to have more commerce and higher property values. This type of atmosphere gives rise to more preserved areas such as parks and other open spaces which facilitate a sense of community among the residents. The anonymity and detachment that comes with being in the confines of a vehicle is one of the main contributors to road rage so getting people out of their cars on on their feet is a bonus; when was the last time you heard of walk rage? If you’re traveling near one of these cities, make a point to visit and if you live in one, consider yourself lucky. Read More →

Maintain a Healthy Weight

Health Benefits of Walking – Why You Should Walk Every Day





Get Off Your Butt!

In today’s world of sit-down jobs, many of us find that most of our days are spent on our butts in front of a computer screen or the TV. If you sit for more than 6 hours a day, your risk of heart disease jumps by a whopping 64 percent! In addition, there are a ton of other health detriments that result from sitting for long periods of time. That means if you have a desk job, you’re already at a disadvantage and you need to amp up the time not at work by staying active. Once of the best ways to stay active is to walk every chance you get. Read More →

25 Simple Ways to Start Losing Weight Right Now









Fighting weight gain, especially as we get older, is a global battle. In almost every culture and society people struggle to remain healthy in an ever-changing world full of unhealthy options. Ideal weight and body size differs from place to place but from a medical standpoint, all modern cultures agree that carrying around extra weight is generally bad for you and linked to other health problems. Fortunately, there are a bunch of simple things you can change in your daily habits that will help you maintain a healthy weight, feel good about yourself, and most of them are free!

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