Walking is a simple way to stay fit and healthy. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about walking and how it can improve your health, from whittling your waistline to strengthening your heart, and much more.
Walking: How to Make It a Workout
Everything you need to know about a walking workout.
Follow a Walking Plan
Do this beginner's 4-week walking program to help reduce pain and build strength. Start slow -- up to 10 minutes a day 3-4 times a week -- and build up. Check with your doctor first.
Walk Your Way to Less RA Pain
Walking can help ease rheumatoid arthritis pain -- and be a fun part of your day. Try these tips to make walking work for your RA.
Health Benefits of Family Walks
Walking is a healthy activity that can make us feel better and improve how we feel. What can walking do for you and your family?
Walk Away the Pounds Without Breaking a Sweat
We know we need to get moving. After all, some 61% of adults in this country are overweight, according to the Surgeon General, and some 300,000 deaths a year are linked to obesity.
Get Results with Fitness Walking
The lyrics are from Vanessa Carlton's 2002 Top 40 song, "A Thousand Miles." The mileage, of course, is figurative, but what if someone did decide to walk a tiny fraction of that distance for love, for charity, for errands, or for exercise?
Step by Step: Walking for Fitness
More than 60% of American adults are overweight, and about one out of three is obese, according to the CDC. In the kid department, 15% of 6- to 19-year-olds are also overweight -- almost double what it was two decades ago. The culprit: a sedentary lifestyle.
Hiking Benefits Heart, Mind, and Body
Striding along a trail boosts your spirits, sharpens your concentration, and gives a good workout.
Pre-Trick-Or-Treating Walking Workout
Tips to spice up your walking routine before halloween festivities.
Why Movement is Critical to RA
You're in pain, so why do you have to move if you have RA? Ask Arthritis Foundation President John H. Klippel, MD.
Video: How to Pick Out the Right Workout Shoe
With so many options, how do you know you’re walking in the best soles? Seven tips to protect your feet during a workout.
Gym Smarts: Cardio (Treadmill)
Want to get a great cardio workout, but just don’t know where to start? Take our crash course on cardio training. Master Personal Trainer, Dori Ricci, shows us how to get the best workout from the treadmill.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: What Your Walk Says About You
Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality.
Slideshow: Fitness Tips for Beginner Athletes
Ready to start an exercise plan? See how to get in shape with these workout tips for fitness beginners.
Slideshow: 7 Exercises That Really Work
See how to properly perform seven exercises including squats, lunges, crunches, and the bend-over row. Good technique is a must for effective and safe workouts.