Paving the Way to Active, Sensored Streets: Part 1

Our guest blogger this week is Sam Piper, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design (@altaplanning). Alta Planning + Design designs and implements bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure for cities and institutions. This is Part 1 of 2 blogs by Mr. Piper. A new study…

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Wednesday is National Running Day

This Wednesday, June 3rd, is National Running Day, a day for running enthusiasts (nuts?) like me to celebrate our love of the sport and for those who want to start to get out there. The thing I love most about the…

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A Prescription for Activity

This week, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) convened a meeting to address key issues related to establishing a physical activity prescription at every visit as a medical standard of care. Kaiser Permanante's own Robert Sallis, MD, was in attendance and helped…

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Join the Walking Revolution!

Regular visitors to the Center for Total Health -- or this blog -- know that we are big fans of walking.  Our friends at Every Body Walk! have produced fantastic videos about our favorite mode of active transportation, and this…

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Transportation Techies Meet at CTH

Thanks to all who attended the Transportation Techies Meet Up at the Center for Total Health tonight, and special thanks to organizers Michael Schade and Tom Fairchild. Michael started this Meet Up just four months ago to meet other (self-described)…

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Photo of the Week: Talking About Walking

Despite the snow storm that hit the Washington area overnight, a planned meeting of Everybody Walk!  went on (mostly) as planned today at the Center for Total Health. We were pleased to welcome Jonah Berger  as a special guest speaker. A little snow…

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