Like any other exercise, walking requires proper form and technique to be done safely and effectively.
Adopting a consistent walking routine is an important step towards an overall healthier lifestyle, but even an activity as straight forward as walking requires a little bit of planning.
Walking is one of the easiest ways to get moving. Use a brisk walk to meet the weekly recommended guidelines of moderate physical activity and start reaping the benefits today.
For the second year, Move It Monday partnered with the American Public Health Association (APHA) to offer its Annual Conference attendees a chance to start the week with a Monday Mile. This November, we hosted five Monday Mile walking groups over the course of the conference in Philadelphia.
As the days get shorter, exercising outdoors becomes more dangerous. To avoid any new potential hazards, we’ve compiled a list of safety tips for working out at dusk, dawn, and every time in between.
You know you’ve uttered the words: “But I don’t have time to work out” to yourself dozens, if not hundreds, of times. It’s OK, you don’t need a lot of time to fit in some exercise. You only need time to move a bit. There are a few times throughout the day when you can squeeze in a walk without disrupting your schedule.
The New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities is collaborating with The Monday Campaigns to make it easier for people with disabilities to participate in healthy, physical activities every Monday.
Being outside can greatly contribute to your health and wellbeing. On Monday, try visiting a park for a fresh perspective on your workout.
While many may dismiss stress as just part of life, it's actually known as a ‘silent killer’ as a result of the negative health outcomes it can trigger. Now is the time to listen to what your stress is saying before it stresses you out. This Monday, reconnect to your plan to stay fit and keep moving in order to reduce your stress level.
Re-discover your commitment to exercise by organizing a Monday Mile. Create a one-mile group walk, jog, or run with family, friends, or colleagues to make your Mondays memorable!