10 Feb '18, 12am

Learn about physical fitness on our third “Built for Health” podcast https://t.co/o87bdd8ylH

One of the most important features of any built structure is its ability to remain immobile, yet buildings also have the ability to inspire movement. In the third installment of USGBC's podcast series, “Built for Health,” host Flavia Grey explores how the built environment can promote physical fitness through design and incentives. Learn how sidewalks, bike storage, showers and even dry cleaning services can increase mobility for occupants. Although buildings can’t make you move, their design, in conjunction with the services and people that reside in and around them, can make movement easier and more enjoyable. Matthew Trowbridge , associate professor and researcher of emergency medicine and public health at University of Virginia, and Kathy Berg , partner at ZGF Architects, join Grey to discuss how the built environment affects our level of physical activity. They talk a...

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