Tag: walk

The Walk of Life: Why There’s No Exercise Like Putting One Foot In Front Of The Other

Fitness articles are second only to Brexit in terms of polarised responses, but it’s pretty safe ground to argue that walking is both mentally and physically beneficial. It’s also essential to the human condition. It’s not just how we move, it’s how we orient and describe ourselves in the world. Walking has infected our everyday lexicon: we ‘think on our feet’, ‘take things in our stride’ and ‘let our thoughts wander’.

And yet our levels of walking have plummeted…

Can you really walk your way to wealth? Sweatcoin founders reveal ambitious plans for users to pay taxes simply by taking steps

What if making money was as simple as taking a few steps outside?

Three years ago, entrepreneurs Oleg Fomenko and Anton Derlyatka created Sweatcoin, with the aim of it becoming a global digital currency backed by the economic value of movement – essentially walking or running.

They now have ambitious plans for users in Britain to be able to pay their council tax simply by taking a stroll.

Morning Excercise, Short Walks Lower High BP

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension.