First-of-its-kind kind technology arrives in Philadelphia to help paralyzed patients walk again.
Any form of exercise is good for you, and according to a report from the National Institute On Aging, essentially, any kind of exercise will help extend your life.
The Moves app tracks your motion and exercise as you live your life – recording walking, cycling and running and showing you how active you’ve been.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held its first-ever “Senior Strut,” along Boathouse Row.
Get out there and go for a walk or a jog or anything that gets you moving. It is the time of year for this.
The smartphone as a pedometer isn’t exactly new, but if you’re looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.
Researchers say that walking can lower your risk of heart-related conditions just as much as running.
Moves tracks your exercise in everyday life, counting steps, showing you where you’ve gone and recording things like cycling and running.
The question is,‘what is better – running or walking?’
It is a commonly held belief that regular exercise helps you think more clearly and may help offset memory problems down the road. But does exercise really have that dramatic of an effect?
Long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.
We have growing evidence that stress can increase the risk of heart disease and it also takes a toll on the immune system.
The late days of September have the perfect combination of enough daylight hours to allow outdoor exercise and cool enough temperatures to permit you to exercise comfortably. No excuses.
If you’re having pancreatic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, your discharge orders now include a walking program.
A newly released study looks at the most dangerous parts of America in which to walk – and Philadelphia ranks among the safest,