Too hot for a walk outside? Try mall walking instead - Fox 2 News Headlines

Too hot for a walk outside? Try mall walking instead

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

If you're feeling like it's too hot to go for a walk outside, you might want to go shopping.

According to a new study, British women burn as many as 15,000 calories a year while indulging in retail therapy. The survey showed that when shopping, British women walk on average 180 miles a year.

That's the equivalent of seven marathons.

However, the survey also found nearly a third of British women snacked on things like chips, chocolate and cookies while spending, negating some of shopping's fitness-boosting effects.

To learn how far you're walking at your favorite mall, or about local mall walking programs, check out the link below:

Online: www.hap.org/docs/mall_walking.pdf

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • The Doctor Is In : Back Pain

    The Doctor Is In : Back Pain

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:52:45 GMT
    On Wednesday, join Fox 2's Deena Centofanti and two specialists from Henry Ford Hospital as they discuss the different levels of back pain and how to treat it.  
    On Wednesday, join Fox 2's Deena Centofanti and two specialists from Henry Ford Hospital as they discuss the different levels of back pain and how to treat it.  
  • Slurping Turtle's Shoyu Ramen

    Slurping Turtle's Shoyu Ramen

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:31:26 GMT
    Get the recipe from Takashi Yagihashi of Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor.
    Get the recipe from Takashi Yagihashi of Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor.
  • General Tso Chicken

    General Tso Chicken

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:30:15 GMT
    Get the recipe for General Tso Chicken from Far East Chinese and Tai Food in Clawson and Ganbei Chinese Restaurant Bar in Rochester.
    Get the recipe for General Tso Chicken from Far East Chinese and Tai Food in Clawson and Ganbei Chinese Restaurant Bar in Rochester.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices