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A Mission to Move

With three out of every four Americans living relatively sedentary lives, and obesity hitting all time historic epidemic levels, our mission at is to motivate Americans to move more.

As you explore our site, you'll find a wide range of educational materials. Click onto your favorite topic below, but don't stay connected so long that you fail to experience the daily joy of Active Living!

Robert Sweetgall


The Benefits of Active Living Active Living Strategies The Ten Commandments of GoyaAsma Walking Programs for All Stories and Testimonials

About the Founder...

Robert Sweetgall
Robert Sweetgall -- Author/Walker/Speaker -- has logged over 70,000 miles (walking, jogging, biking, swimming, skiing, and snowshoeing) since 1969. This includes an 11,208 mile walk through all 50 states in one year, 1984-1985. Author of 11 books on walking and wellness, Sweetgall has spoken to over 1 million people worldwide on the benefits of active living. In his former life, Robert was an overweight Brooklyn boy, chocolate-cheesecake lover, high school valedictorian and Dupont chemical engineer. Motivated largely by a family history of heart disease, Robert gave up the cheesecake, chemical engineering, and his $50,000 Dupont job to take his healthy message on the road - literally - walking seven times across America from 1982 to 1985. Today Robert serves as President of Creative Walking, Inc. ( helping thousands of corporations, schools, hospitals and communities establish Walking Wellness programs.

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