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Brief use of pedometers may boost activity over the long term-6346

Brief use of pedometers may boost activity over the long term

A long-term followup of two studies of pedometer use with older adults found that the 12-week walking programs - which included mail or nurse support - led to higher physical activity up to four years later, compared with usual care. Both studies were in London, UK.

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Build leg muscles to boost walking-6247

Build leg muscles to boost walking

Walking performance, measured in terms of energy efficiency -- i.e., how far one can travel per calorie consumption -- and walking speed decline as people get older.

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Stats: 55% of silent generation want walkable communities-6193

Stats: 55% of silent generation want walkable communities

Millennials and the Silent Generation now have something in common, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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Stats: 20% lower mortality risk if you walk 2.5-5 hours per week-6163

Stats: 20% lower mortality risk if you walk 2.5-5 hours per week

Regular walking, even at less than the minimum recommended levels, is associated with lower mortality compared with inactivity, researchers from the American Cancer Society report.

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New research addresses key retirement issues-6157

New research addresses key retirement issues

The average retiree loses a substantial amount of his or her Social Security income to health-related expenses, according to coverage by Lana Peck, a senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), of the recent 2017 Retirement Research Consortium Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Personal choice improves exercise adherence-6050

Personal choice improves exercise adherence

A group of 69 people with knee osteoarthritis was randomly assigned to either a supervised or unsupervised community walking program. They were also asked which option they preferred.

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