What can I do now to never get "con foot" ever, ever again? [more inside]
Tonight I need to buy a wooden walking cane in NYC tonight. It's supposed to be sturdy and not retractable. The grip doesn't matter. Any ideas where I can buy one? The average places like KMart and Duane Reade seem to offer only aluminum and fiberglass canes.
Calling all Italians: Walking from Firenze to Roma, advice needed! [more inside]
What's a good Mary-Jane style sneaker (for walking) with solid arch support? [more inside]
I am looking to be doing a charity trek across the Sahara desert in support of MacMillan Cancer Support next year and have several questions for the hive mind before I go ahead. [more inside]
Okay to walk back to our hotel (Riverfront Residence Inn) from Simpatica (Portland, Or) on a Saturday night? [more inside]
I've resisted getting in iPhone so far. However, now I need a good, portable GPS and am wondering whether I should go for an iPhone, or a dedicated GPS. If the latter, which one? [more inside]
I've been hearing a lot about the benefits of walking barefoot, and barring that, wearing shoes like the Vibram Five Fingers or Nike Frees, which aren't padded. But are there cheaper alternatives? Wouldn't the lineup of Converse All-Stars and Puma shoes, to give two examples, have the same effect? Any others?
What are some established walking routes for tourists around the world? [more inside]
When do you make eye contact with people you see on the street or on a trail? [more inside]
Help choosing a good women's walking/running shoe? [more inside]
My toe continuously keeps threatening to drop out of joint causing much distress and pain - any ideas about what's going on?
My toe continuously keeps threatening to drop out of joint causing much distress and pain - any ideas about what's going on? [more inside]
Are there any sandals as comfortable as Chacos but . . . well, cute? [more inside]
Can anyone suggest some good multi-day hiking routes? [more inside]
I'm planning on walking across the country - any interesting advice, personal stories, positive feedback anyone would like to share?
I'm planning on walking across the country - any interesting advice, personal stories, positive feedback anyone would like to share? [more inside]
Is it hypothetically possible for a human to walk one million miles over the course of their lifetime? [more inside]
Do you know of any nice trails very close to Milton, NH? Or a good way to find them without great web access? [more inside]
Now that it's getting dark and wet here in the Pacific Northwest, what can I wear to be both visible and dry on our early morning and late evening dog walks? [more inside]
I'm trying to lose weight by walking, and I need suggestions for clothing to wear during the Chicago winters while walking outside, keeping in mind that I can't shower afterwards.... [more inside]
Hi there, I walk approx. 2 1/4 miles a day with a pedometer that shows steps only. Is there an accurate mile measurer that will show how many miles I've walked? If so where might I obtain one?
[GrossFootStuffFilter] I just started walking (a lot more than I used to) and I'm constantly developing blisters all over my toes. Help! [more inside]
What do you do when you and someone you barely know are approaching each other? Always make eye contact and smile or say hi? Make eye contact and then keep walking? Keep walking unless they say something? Mentally scramble for small talk? Stop and tie your shoelaces? [more inside]
Where's the best city for living 100% car-free? Is there an affordable walker's paradise? [more inside]
Looking for great walking shoes in the Bay Area. [more inside]
I suddenly developed a knot/lump and pain in the ball of my foot late last night that has persisted for 24 hours. I know it's not plantar fasciitis as I don't have stabbing pains in my heel or midfoot. [more inside]
I'm going to be visiting Pittsburgh this weekend with four friends, staying downtown (I think City Center is the correct term?) near the Mellon Arena. We're already planning on visiting the Church Brew Works on Friday and seeing a Pirates game on Saturday. What can you recommend in terms of places to go and great eating options within walking distance of downtown/PNC Bank park? Two of us are vegetarians, and we're into cool record stores, bike shops, pubs, brunches, great independent restaurants and shops, and things unique to the city.
Seeking charming and peculiar diversions in NYC and Brooklyn. [more inside]
What's the best way to mount a laptop to a Landice L7 Treadmill, for use while walking? [more inside]
In the summer me and three friends will be doing a 100km 30-hour walk for charity alongside lots of other teams. I was hoping to come up with a way in which friends, family and donors can check on our progress in real time, from afar. [more inside]
I'm a dog walker in NYC and despite having stated that dogwalking is not a substitute for overnight care in the service agreement that I make owners sign, a customer is using 2 x 10 minute dog walks a day as care for her dog while she has been away for two nights. [more inside]
Walk longer or walk faster? [more inside]
Quote filter: Who was it that said something to the effect of "you can tell by the way he walks that he was loved as a child" of a naked chap? [more inside]
I want to go for a really long walk. I don't want to camp. Where should I go? Trekking in Asia. [more inside]
How do I walk and stand correctly? My upright posture sucks and I want to change it. [more inside]
I'm going to be going to visit my best friend in NYC for a week, in a week. Last time I went for a weekend, I wore Payless shoes and went cross borough and wound up limping and having cankles as a result. I am a lot more sedentary in Arizona than I used to be back east-- and I am looking for suggestions of how to keep this trip as painfree as possible. [more inside]
I'm in the Seattle area for the weekend (thanks, Microsoft!) and I have all day tomorrow to see the city by myself. My favorite way to see a city is by walking around it: does anyone have suggestions of good walking routes?
Where can I find affordable and cool looking shoes that I can walk in? [more inside]
I heard a story on NPR some time ago, and am having no luck finding it now. It was about a man, possibly a professor of architecture, who taught students how to mindfully walk and study the suburban landscape. Who was this person? [more inside]
Sometimes my shins hurt when I'm walking alone. It never happens when I'm walking with someone else. [more inside]
OddFilter: How do you walk in flip-flops without them flying off your feet? [more inside]
I just had a doctor tell me I'm too heavy to run the Couch to 5k program. Is this really true? [more inside]
Make me want to go to Asia. [more inside]
Please help me learn to run. [more inside]
How many miles can a person walk in a day? [more inside]
I am looking for some good hiking trails near NYC that are easily accessible via public transportation that aren't too long (over 6 miles total) or too steep (no Breakneck Ridge for me yet, thanks). I am also looking for a good hiking club to join in NYC. [more inside]
Can anyone please provide some standard legal language for a walking tour release form to be used in California? [more inside]
How important is arch support for walking? [more inside]
Help me find a great walking neightbourhood in Vancouver. [more inside]
Have you ever taken a culinary walking tour? Might you be willing to share highlights and details? I'm planning to develop some tasting tours for my city and would appreciate hearing about your own food tour experiences. [more inside]
When walking on the strip in Vegas recently, a couple walking toward me was forced to split to either side of me, and the woman said "bread and butter!". I remember my mom using this phrase when I was a kid, but it was the first time I'd heard it from someone else. What's the origin of this phrase? [more inside]