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Before and after the 10,000-step challenge.

I tried to go from walking 500 steps to 10,000 every day for a month, and it was a lot more stress than I bargained for

As someone who works from home, I was not moving nearly enough, so I challenged myself to walk 10,000 steps every day for a month.
If you're not sure how else you want to get your workout in, at least go for a walk — it can do a lot of good.

How much you should walk in a week to see a major improvement to your health

If you want to boost your mental and physical health, a basic target to aim for is walking 30 minutes a day five days a week.

A 20-minute walk may have the same energizing effect on your brain as a cup of coffee, without the side effects

Aerobic exercise can help improve working memory in the same way coffee does, researchers found, without withdrawals symptoms from a caffeine crash.
The "exosuit" looks like a pair of robotic shorts.

These robotic shorts developed by Harvard scientists are designed to help you feel up to 12 pounds lighter while running

The "exosuit" looks like a pair of robotic shorts. It tugs at the wearer's legs, reducing the amount of oxygen used up while breathing.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, has placed a restriction on cars in the city center.

14 cities around the world that are better for pedestrians than people with cars

When traveling, it's common to find areas that have restricted cars. These destinations are leading the charge to prioritize pedestrians.

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here’s how to incorporate them into your life

Two forms of exercise keep aging muscles from dwindling, protect the brain from age-related decline, and lessen the risk of heart problems — according to new research.

15 fitness ‘tips’ that are doing more harm than good

There's a lot of misleading advice about fitness and exercise out there. Here's what we know about the real best ways to get fit, according to science.

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here’s how to incorporate them into your life.

Two forms of exercise are key to keep aging muscles from dwindling and protect the brain from age-related decline. A large new study found that older folks who clocked in roughly 52 hours over six months doing things like walking, biking, or yoga showed significant cognitive benefits.

I tried Sweatcoin, a viral app that ‘pays you’ to walk outside — here’s how it went

Sweatcoin tracks your outdoor steps and lets you earn coins you can use to buy health classes or fitness equipment.

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

None of these workouts requires a gym membership. Most are low-impact (meaning good for your joints) and have benefits for your heart and brain too.