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Old 07-20-2017, 08:18 AM
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Sure you can. Most people just won't.
How would you avoid it entirely? Are you suggesting walking 5-6 miles to work or going from one end of Manhattan to the other? I definitely prefer to walk as much as possible, but let's be realistic here.
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:21 AM
 
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How would you avoid it entirely? Are you suggesting walking 5-6 miles to work? I definitely prefer to walk as much as possible, but let's be realistic here.
I'm not suggesting it to other people but I've done it.


Most people won't do it b/c people are looking for cheap, quick and easy but if you've got the time for a nice long walk, why not?
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:28 AM
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I'm not suggesting it to other people but I've done it.


Most people won't do it b/c people are looking for cheap, quick and easy but if you've got the time for a nice long walk, why not?
Lol, there is a difference between leisure and insanity.
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:34 AM
 
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Lol, there is a difference between leisure and insanity.
To each her own, but I'm pretty fit so rather be insane and fit than sane and fat.


The subway is so expensive if you take it everyday.


I pay $300 to come to the city from Long Island, then to pay monthly subway on top of that is INSANE.


No I don't walk from LI to NYC lol but I wish I could
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:36 AM
 
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6 miles from Ferry to Museum of Natural History. No sweat. But yeah walking is not always practical depending on where one is going. My running around had me sweating today, but for my errands that didn't matter. Had I been going to a job interview or some such event where being a sweaty mess is frowned upon, I'd have avoided doing so. Lol
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:39 AM
 
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I walk to work in Manhattan every now and then from Ridgewood. Its the best way to travel if time isn't a constraint, which it certainly is most days. But on a lazy Friday, I'll definitely take a hike across the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:00 AM
 
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I walk everywhere too. Subways suck. People think it is so strange.


Why should I pay to be on a hot, smelly-ass subway when walking is free?


I'm cheap I guess and I also like being fit
Walking everywhere all the time is unrealistic and I am an avid "I like to walk" type of person. I walk home frequently enough (from Midtown to Brooklyn) and pretty much anywhere I'm going within BK on the weekends. However I understand that's not always sensible under many situations like time sensitivity and bad weather. I do whish though, NYC was more bike friendly and less car friendly. If it was I would rarely take the subway.

But walking as free and easy form of exercise is important and there is a point to be made that those overweight can make easy changes to their lifestyle and improve their health by simply walking more.
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:03 AM
 
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Walking everywhere all the time is unrealistic and I am an avid "I like to walk" type of person. I walk home frequently enough (from Midtown to Brooklyn) and pretty much anywhere I'm going within BK on the weekends. However I understand that's not always sensible under many situations like time sensitivity and bad weather. I do whish though, NYC was more bike friendly and less car friendly. If it was I would rarely take the subway.

But walking as free and easy form of exercise is important and there is a point to be made that those overweight can make easy changes to their lifestyle and improve their health by simply walking more.
I plan out my day so that I can get a walk in.


I work a 45 minute walk from Penn Station but my walk is important to me so I leave my house a little earlier to factor in time for it.


It saves me a lot of $$ and it keeps me fit.


if I had a 6 mile walk to work or something perhaps I would not do it but if I am able to fit it into my day and avoid having to take a subway then I am going to do that.
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:10 AM
 
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I plan out my day so that I can get a walk in.


I work a 45 minute walk from Penn Station but my walk is important to me so I leave my house a little earlier to factor in time for it.


It saves me a lot of $$ and it keeps me fit.


if I had a 6 mile walk to work or something perhaps I would not do it but if I am able to fit it into my day and avoid having to take a subway then I am going to do that.
Why don't you use those citibikes, Lil Boy?
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:10 AM
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I plan out my day so that I can get a walk in.


I work a 45 minute walk from Penn Station but my walk is important to me so I leave my house a little earlier to factor in time for it.


It saves me a lot of $$ and it keeps me fit.


if I had a 6 mile walk to work or something perhaps I would not do it but if I am able to fit it into my day and avoid having to take a subway then I am going to do that.
Why do you hate the subway so much? Good thing you live in LI!
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