Just two hours of walking each week could help you live longer, says study

It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways of staying physically active, and now a study suggests that even small amounts of walking may significantly reduce your chance of an early death. The study, led by Dr Alpa V.Patel strategic director of the Cancer Prevention Study-3 for the American Cancer Society, […]

Fitness lovers, take note: Combining running and walking can reduce risk of diabetes

Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose) and is characterised by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of […]

American Heart Association’s National Walking Day celebrated in Wheeling

Since 2007, the American Heart Association has recognized the first Wednesday in April as National Walking Day. Today, a few local organizations are holding an event to help raise awareness in their community. According to the AHA, 69 percent of adults are considered obese, and folks at Oglebay, Wheeling Park […]