Can social networks help active older adults to walk further?

Can social networks help active older adults to walk further?

Scientists this week show that such exchange of information between runners has a real and measurable impact. People run more when their friends do. And when they see their friends run faster and further, they push themselves to do so too.

http://www.nature.com/news/social-networks-push-runners-to-run-further-and-faster-than-their-friends-1.21841?WT.mc_id=FBK_NatureNews