Your Body & Walking Uphill — Fitbit Video

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Hiking is more than just a way to get your steps in—it torches 50% more calories than a brisk stroll around your neighborhood. Taking your strides uphill and outside packs a punch as a workout and offers surprising health benefits. … Continue reading

New law to protect, enhance Ontario trails system

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Good news for walkers: the Ontario Government passed the Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act, 2016 yesterday. This legislation announced in a news release is designed to ensure the protection and enhancement of Ontario’s trails system. According to the Province’s data, “Ontario … Continue reading

Go Walking With Mom This Mother’s Day

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Want to spend some quality time with Mom this Mother’s Day? Well why not go for a walk with her. You can stroll with her on your own or with the whole family. There is nothing better than fresh air … Continue reading

Most Walkable Cities 2016

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Are you planning a trip, to move or just plain curious about the walking friendliness of your city ? Then take a look at walkscore.com. It recently released its 2016 Most Walkable Cities rankings for Canada, the United States and … Continue reading

Rise Up! Sitting Too Much is Killing Us

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ParticipACTION released a survey during Sneak It In Week (April 4-8) that showed Canadians are worried that they sit too much. They’re right to be concerned. Sixty-three per cent of Canadian office workers are worried about sitting too much according … Continue reading

Walk Your World: Forks of the Thames River

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To paraphrase baseball legend Yogi Bera, when you come to a fork in the river, take it. And if you’re at the Forks of the Thames in London, Ontario, whichever direction you choose to walk will be a good one. … Continue reading

Start Shaping Up Now for Charity Walk Season

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Warmer, sunnier, Spring days can only mean one thing … charity walk season will soon get underway. Now is the perfect time to start getting back into shape so you can help out your favourite charities. If you’re like me, … Continue reading