Boston, Massachusetts

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 and 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. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a healthcare professional, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking. Walk your own pace and distance.

This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the world. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Our walking groups are a safe, fun, and FREE place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

City and State:
Boston, Massachusetts

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Upcoming Walks:
Walking on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 11:00 AM

Register for events:
May 11, 2024
June 8, 2024
July 13, 2024

Walk Location:
Boston Common
Meet at corner of Tremont St and Boylston St
Boston, Massachusetts 02111

In case of inclement weather:
Prudential Center Mall
800 Boylston St
Boston, Massachusetts 02199
Meet inside on 2nd floor at the “circle area” in front of parking garage elevators

Lead Physician:
Sabrina Chaklos, MD
Internal Medicine

Contact Information:
Polly Mendoza