Walk with a purpose—it’s good for you.  When you walk to work or bike to the grocery store, that's called purposeful exercise.  Scientists say using active transportation to get where you are going is only done by 2% of the U.S. population

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which is dismal compare to the rest of the world.  Unfortunately you can count me in the other 98% -- but one of my goals as spring comes on is to literally get a move on.

Researchers from Yale University say people who engage in active transportation, which is anything that is human-powered; have a lower body mass index, smaller waist circumference and lower odds of hypertension. Active transportation is primarily walking or biking, but also includes using a wheelchair, inline skating or skateboarding.