Physical activity and COVID-19

Despite the lack of accurate data on how physical activity improves the immune response against the new coronavirus, there is evidence of lower rates of Acute respiratory infections (ARIs), duration and intensity of symptoms and Read More

Can Mental Health be Improved by Walking?

A Priory Group survey found walking to be our favorite form of exercise for a mental health boost. Clinical psychologist Dr Louise Joy-Johnson explains how daily walks can benefit our mental health and how getting Read More

Regular Walking Regimen Can Improve Heart Health

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, can be combatted by implementing a simple walking regimen. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York found that moderately intensive walking improves cardiovascular risk Read More

How Walking Benefits the Brain

Until recently, the blood supply to the brain (cerebral blood flow or CBF) was thought to be involuntarily regulated by the body and relatively unaffected by changes in the blood pressure caused by exercise or Read More

Walking Pace Linked to Heart Disease

A team of researchers at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, UK — a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University — has concluded that middle-aged people who report that they Read More