American Heart Association

A new push for more walkable U.S. cities


Forget the old way of thinking about dilapidated downtowns versus drivable, sprawling suburbs. There’s a new move afoot toward walkable cities.

As the American Heart Association today celebrates National Walking Day to promote physical activity to help reduce heart disease, stroke and other diseases, researchers are […]

April 1st, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A new push for more walkable U.S. cities

Nation laces up for National Walking Day

When Sheri Lindsay had a stroke, it felt like a light went off in her eye. A light definitely went off in her head. The busy Detroit-area mom of two, who had watched heart disease kill her dad when he was just 59, knew it was time to make serious […]

National Walking Day set for Wednesday

The American Heart Association wants people to lace up for their heart health and get moving on National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2.

Simply walking has many health benefits, which makes National Walking Day the ideal time to kick-start your physical activity routine. Research has shown that every hour of […]

March 27th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Walking Day set for Wednesday