Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike

FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Why do people walk their dogs? A new British study suggests it’s not for the exercise. Instead, dog owners appear to like to take their pups for walks because it makes them happy. “It’s clear from our findings that dog walking is used …

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Walking Rates Are Key to A Country’s Obesity Levels

WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People of the world, step it up! A new global study finds that countries that have large differences in walking rates among citizens have higher levels of obesity than countries that don’t see such a spread, a new study finds. It included 717,000 …

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Walking vs. Running — Which Is Better?

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Running and walking are both popular ways to get a great cardio workout. But is a brisk walk really as good an exercise as a sweaty, heart-pounding run? Research reported by the American Heart Association finds that walking is just as good as …

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“Steps” for losing fat – Walk everyday to stay fit and lose fat

Brisk walking is great exercise, and like other endurance exercises, it can increase your heart rate and breathing. Endurance exercises keep you healthy, improve your fitness, and help you do the tasks you need to do every day.

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