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Health benefits from walking can start at 4,000 steps a day for some people, according to a new NIH study.
December 30, 2019

Rethinking 10,000 steps

If you have a fitness tracker or use your smartwatch to count your steps, you might be tracking a goal...

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August 21, 2019

Just 30 minutes of daily exercise can help correct a day of sitting

Americans spend a lot of time sitting—at their desk, in the car, and on the couch. This can take a...

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Deborah Nix, left, leads a walking group that started out NIH study on physical activity.
April 05, 2019

One step at a time: D.C. resident walks for health and community

For Washington, D.C., resident Deborah Nix, walking connects her to the community and gives her confidence. "A friend of...

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D.C. resident Deborah Nix, left, helps lead a walking program with NIH.
April 04, 2019

NIH study tracks exercise with mobile apps to improve heart health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to making Americans healthier. She focuses on research related to heart...

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New physical activity guidelines illustrate the important work HHS is doing to encourage people to get moving and stay healthy.
April 04, 2019

Get moving: Key takeaways from the new physical activity guidelines

Spring is here, which means it’s time to get outdoors and get active. Read on to find out how much...

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