Doctor writes “park prescriptions,” urges patients to experience the health benefits of walking

While many doctors may tell a patient that they should lose weight to help their overall health, it’s virtually unheard of that they write a prescription to do so, let alone provide them with a specific exercise regimen that takes their daily commuting habits and personal interests into consideration. Yet, Dr. Robert Zarr of Unity … Continue reading Doctor writes “park prescriptions,” urges patients to experience the health benefits of walking

In defense of walking: it’s anything but wimpy, the health benefits of walking are numerous

It’s no secret that walking is a great form of exercise. The benefits of walking for mental and physical health Walking has long-been touted as an ideal way to boost mood, keep weight in check and improve overall health. Even recent news has honed in on studies showcasing the health benefits of walking in that … Continue reading In defense of walking: it’s anything but wimpy, the health benefits of walking are numerous