For those with reduced mobility and even just the normally aging, stairs can pose a big problem. A cheap and efficient new prototype could help.
New research shows many good intentions for creating urban environments that promote good health were not carried through. The solutions start with engaging more closely with residents themselves.
Wandering the city by foot helps us look beneath ordinary conceptions of the face value of a place to the meanings built up and lost over time.
From power walks to silly walks, we can use our movement to generate energy in a way that is unique to everyone. And that can be used to help secure our wearable technology.
A new study shows that restaurateurs would be better off advocating for better public transport access to their precincts rather than for more parking.
Pedal to the office and your risk of an early death drop by over 40%.
It's all about what you do after you indulge.
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
Walking has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease, bowel and breast cancers, osteoporosis and diabetes. New data shows it also reduces the need for hospital care.
A new study examines the benefits of cramming all of your weekly exercise in at the weekend.
Adults who participate in a high overall level of sports and exercise are at 34% lower risk of death than those who never or rarely engage in such activities.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
Five popular activities rated for their restorative power.
Sadly the finding that children, especially poorer children, suffer the most from air pollution isn't particularly surprising.
If you use one of the many apps to map your walking, jogging or cycling route then you could be giving away information that could be abused by others.
Studying how athletes' bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.
Assuming your new ride doesn't burst into flames, should you worry about other health impacts of hoverboarding about?
The most common way to get around is also the most neglected.