A new study finds no connection between hip width and efficient locomotion, and suggests that scientists have long approached the problem in the wrong way.
“We found that adding low amounts of physical activity to one’s daily routine, such as 75 minutes of brisk walking per week, was associated with increased longevity: a gain of 1.8 years of life expectancy after age 40, compared with doing no such activity,” explained Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine I-Min Lee.
The CommuterChoice Program and Harvard Medical School were recently recognized among recipients of the first annual Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) awards.
Running and walking can do wonders for our physical, mental, and emotional health. At the launch of Harvard on the Move, President Drew Faust and a panel of University experts made the case that it should also be fun — even in winter. The first community walk is noon Feb. 1.
Harvard plans a running and walking program designed to build community and fitness among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and neighbors.
People spend 46.9 percent of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re doing, and this mind wandering typically makes them unhappy, according to research by Harvard psychologists Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert.
Women can lower their stroke risk by lacing up their sneakers and walking, a new study suggests…
Kris Locke: The woman who works to keep Harvard’s commuters out of traffic jams and in the green zone.