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Running Groups Help Graduates Quit Smoking

September 18th, 2017

Science Daily reports on a study of how running is becoming a growing trend to help people quit smoking.

TODAY Mentions Benefits of The Monday Campaigns

September 18th, 2017

TODAY online mentions the The Monday Campaigns as a helpful way to start off a healthy week.

Walking is Good for Our Physical, Mental and Spiritual Health. We All Need To Do More of It.

August 25th, 2017

Sometimes, a piece of news comes along that is so dispiriting, it is difficult to know where to begin. Yesterday brought the revelation from Public Health England that 40 per cent of middle-aged adults are failing to achieve merely one brisk, 10-minute walk a month. Not per day, you understand, not even per week, but per month.

More New Yorkers Opting for Life in the Bike Lane

August 1st, 2017

Biking has become part of New York’s commuting infrastructure as bike routes have been expanded and a fleet of 10,000 Citi Bikes has been deployed to more than 600 locations. Today there are more than 450,000 daily bike trips in the city, up from 170,000 in 2005, an increase that has outpaced population and employment growth, according to city officials.

Stroll Your Way to Better Physical and Mental Health

July 31st, 2017

Extensive research proves that walking puts off heart disease, high blood pressure, and strokes. It can even help you live longer! A University College London meta-analysis found that walking reduced the chance of dying during the study period by 32 percent and the risk of cardiovascular events by 31 percent.

Why Being Flexible with Exercise Plans Can Help You Better Sustain a Physically Active Life

July 25th, 2017

A better understanding of how physical activity actually interacts with women’s daily roles, priorities, and desires could make a real difference in helping women make physical activity part of their daily routine—and feel good doing it.

Brisk Walking May Cut the Risk of Dying From Cancer, Even In More Advanced Stages of the Disease, Research Suggests

June 6th, 2017

Two new studies presented at the world's biggest cancer conference show that exercise could be a powerful tool, helping to slow down the disease and cut the risk of death. Just 25 minutes a day of brisk walking is enough to drive improvements, the research suggests.

Lighthouse Guild Doctor Helps Visually Impaired People Walk the Monday Mile

April 6th, 2017

Individuals with visual impairments often exhibit lower levels of fitness than their sighted peers. Walking, a simple form of exercise with many health benefits, is considered a good choice for people who are visually impaired.

Give New Year’s Resolutions a Boost with a “Monday Resolution”

January 4th, 2017

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Use the Power of Monday to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 3rd, 2017

The trick to successful long-term behavioral change is to shorten the time between a possible slip-up and the next temporal landmark. Monday offers the perfect opportunity.

IHRSA Boosts Member Engagement with the Monday Mile Starter Kit

October 20th, 2016

The new toolkit is designed to help health clubs promote the Monday Mile in their facilities.

Kids Can Get Active during Move It Mondays at Mentor Public Library

June 8th, 2016

Mentor Library in Cleveland kicked off a Move It Monday series to keep kids mentally and physically active on June 6th, 2016.

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life

April 25th, 2016

Two new, impressively large-scale studies provide some clarity to the ideal dose of exercise for a long life

Start Your Own Monday Mile Walking Group

April 13th, 2016

On April 6th the American Heart Association celebrated National Walking Day. To keep the trend going, Dr Oz's the Good Life recommends starting a Monday Mile Walking group.

Pennsylvania K-12 School Starts Monday Mile Program for Students and Staff

September 18th, 2015

Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School and Move It Monday Ambassador/P.E. teacher Jenna Stec have started a Monday Mile program for staff, students, and teachers.

Move it Monday Issues a Release on Surgeon General’s Call to Action

September 10th, 2015

Move it Monday issues a press release on Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy's Call to Action on Walking and Walkability.

Research Shows Brisk Daily Walks Can Increase Lifespan

September 1st, 2015

Scientists have found that just 25 minutes of walking a day could add up to seven years to your life.

Move It Monday Releases New Monday Mile Toolkit

July 29th, 2015

This resource makes it easy to plan and maintain a Monday Mile program in your school, workplace, or community.

Walking adds years to life: Experts say daily strolls will boost your brain power

March 25th, 2015

Two separate studies published recently highlight how a daily walk boosts mental and physical wellbeing.

Ms Connecticut Picks Monday Campaigns platform

August 6th, 2014

Ms Connecticut, Acacia Courtney, picks Meatless Monday and Move It Monday as her official Ms. America campaign platform.

St Joseph’s Hospital Introduces New Monday Mile Loop

August 5th, 2014

St Joseph's Hospital and the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion have introduced another pathway as part of their Monday Mile initiative.

Move It Monday Ambassador Forms Monday Mile Group

August 5th, 2014

Move It Monday Ambassador Annmarie Licatese has formed a Monday Mile group in New York.

Study: Regardless of Duration and Intensity, Exercise Prevents Heart Disease

July 29th, 2014

Good news for runners: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests running, even for a few minutes a day, can reduce your risk of dying from heart disease – whether you plod along or go at race speed.

Monday is the healthiest day of the week

May 29th, 2014

Every Monday, thousands make the promise to eat healthy, to exercise or to quit smoking. It's like 52 attempts of Jan. 1 resolutions.

Everyone’s a Health Nut on Monday

April 17th, 2014

Research has shown that more people start diet and exercise regimes, quit smoking, and make doctors’ appointments on Mondays than any other day of the week.

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