walking

Is Getting a Dog a Viable Fitness Strategy?

A dog will probably force me to get some extra steps in each day, but there are a lot more things to consider

The People Walker Is Still Just Putting One Foot in Front of the Other

In Los Angeles, a man named Chuck has become a folk hero for one humble service: taking strangers on walks. He’s proving the buddy system can change lives — one step at a time

We’ve Lost the Healthy (and Attainable) Middle Ground of Exercise

Between sedentary couch potato and hardcore gym rat lies the most healthy, life-prolonging option of all: a brisk but relaxing walk

A Very Modern History of Just Walking Around

From 19th-century Parisian flâneurs to strolls during a 2020 pandemic, wandering on foot is anything but pedestrian