Get moving for a happier, healthier life
Last updated 6/26/2008 at Noon
Nature built us to move.
Before cars took over, people moved from place to place using leg or horse power. Sometimes there was some donkey power and sometimes bicycle power, but usually leg power was behind the locomotion.
Children walked to school no matter the distance and men walked to work if they lived in a city. Women walked as they carried out household duties and visited friends.
Research is constantly coming up with new data that illustrates Mother Nature knows what she is doing: consistent exercise leads to a longer life, lower blood pressure, less heart disease, stronger bones...