The Best Way to Walk

The Best Way to Walk

In our current EverWalk Book Club selection, The Last Great Walk by Wayne Curtis, a great deal of attention is paid to walking gaits. During the nineteenth century, a number of books were written analyzing the most efficient human gaits. Back then, two primary forms...
Walking: Our True Human Story

Walking: Our True Human Story

In this week’s EverWalk blog, we share the journey of “the war correspondent walking the world” in a National Geographic project to retrace the global migration patterns of our human ancestors. Since January 2013, 59-year-old American journalist Paul Salopek has been...
Celebrating the Rails-to-Trails Movement

Celebrating the Rails-to-Trails Movement

This week’s blog celebrates one of the great American movements of the past half-century. . . The Rails-to-Trails Movement. You may be surprised to learn that it all began back in the mid-1960s — and in the Midwest of all places. This was the idea that surfaced:...
The Science of Activity Inequality

The Science of Activity Inequality

EverWalk began as a means of addressing the increasing awareness of the correlation between lack of physical activity and illness: “Sitting is the new smoking.” This connection has become an ever moreurgent field of study around the world — particularly as it relates...
Commitment to Walking & Walking to Commitment

Commitment to Walking & Walking to Commitment

The fear of commitment is often thought of as something pertaining solely to romantic relationships. In fact, fear of commitment is much bigger than that. People who resist or are actively afraid of commitment usually express fear of making poor decisions or losing...