According to the American Heart Association, walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Think it doesn’t do any good? Think again. Walking is low impact; easier on the joints than running. It is safe – with a doctor’s okay – for people with orthopedic ailments, heart conditions, and those who are more than 20% overweight. In addition, research has shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour of regular exercise! That quick stroll around the block seems a little more worthwhile now, doesn’t it? Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians. This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the country. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Just put on a pair of comfortable shoes and walk alone, with friends, a partner or family or with a group. It’s a personal preference.

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  • February 21 · 8:45 AM

    Culver City Walk With a Doc!

    6 Members

    Meet on the third Saturday of each month. Jeffrey Penso, MD,  Sarah Carpenter, MD or a guest will update us on healthy lifestyles. Brandon Webb and Dr Penso will then... Learn more
  • January 17 · 8:45 AM

    Culver City Walk With a Doc!

    26 Members | 5.00

    Hi fellow walkers- Walk with a Doc resumes on January 17, 2015- with a surprise speaker. Warm-up and stretching with Brandon Webb of the Culver Palms YMCA precedes the... Learn more
  • December 20, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Culver City Walk With a Doc!

    3 Members

    Hello fellow Walkers ! Walk with a Doc resumes December 20 at 8:45 am. We start again at Veteran’s Park – Culver and Overland in Culver City – under clear skies. This... Learn more
  • November 15, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Culver City Walk With a Doc!

    5 Members

    Walk with a Doc takes off again on the morning of November 15, 2014 at 9:00 at Veterans’ Park with a warm-up at 8:40 lead by Culver Palms Healthy Lifestyles Counselor... Learn more
  • October 18, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Culver City Walk With a Doc!

    5 Members

    Culver City Walk With A Doc Saturday, October 18 at 8:40 am at Vets Park (Culver and Overland) near the picnic shelter and tennis courts. At 9:00 a.m. Pediatrician Sarah... Learn more
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