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NORDIC WALKING – An Introduction & How To!

Achieve, Maintain & Restore Mobility & ATTITUDE! Improve Endurance, Strength, Posture, Joint Health & Bone Density WITHOUT increasing perceived exertion!. Easy-to-learn, this activity gets anyone moving & grooving. For lots more info (including free purchase consultation form), check out: www.PolesForMobility.com Walking with poles is an amazing activity for cross training, weight loss and exercise! Walking with ATTITUDE helps to restore spinal rotation which can restore spine function and help general back health.

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What I Like About Walking

There are many reasons people walk. Some walk out of choice, others, out of necessity. Why should you start walking? Walking for 30 minutes each day is one of the best things you can do for your body. But beyond the quantifiable benefits, walking also gives you a great chance to reflect about your life, connect with friends and loved ones, and to get up close and personal with your natural environment. Listen to what pedestrians list […]

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Bob Sallis, MD: On Walking

Dr. Bob Sallis has the prescription for a healthier lifestyle: Walk 30 minutes a day, every day. Doing this will do more for your health than anything he can offer in a bottle, he says. By taking Dr. Sallis' tips, patients with diabetes can reduce, or even stop, their medications and avert future complications. Daily walks can also help strengthen the heart, which will help the onset of heart disease, and increase lung capacity, which can help […]

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Walk to School – The Walking Schoolbus

A Walking School Bus (WSB) is fueled by human energy and consists of a group of five to 10 children walking to school under adult supervision. The WSB concept was developed to enable children to walk to school safely even when traffic and crime is a concern. It can be as informal as two families taking turns walking their children to school, to as structured as a route with meeting points, a timetable and a regularly-rotated schedule […]

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Walkers Speak

Walking is about the easiest thing you can do to get healthy. Hear how everyday walkers are benefiting from getting out and about, and how they incorporate walking into their everyday lives. They explain how this form of natural, consistent exercise is also a great way to spend some quality time with those around you. Plus, it'll keep your legs looking great. Try to keep up as these movers share their experiences. Get more information at: http://www.everybodywalk.org […]

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Walk for Health

The classic phrase "Walking is man's best medicine," is even more timely today. This is particularly true in industrialized societies where people rather drive than walk. Regular walking improves general health and longevity, reduces the risk of coronary disease, helps lower blood pressure, increases bone density and reduces cholesterol. Best of all, walking is free!

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Treadmill Tips: 30 Days to Conditioning

Get the most out of your walking by continuing to challenge yourself! Learn how to adjust your treadmill's speed and incline to increase the challenge. Be sure to use your arms, and stay aware of your body's posture as well as which part of the leg you are working out. Get more information at: http://www.everybodywalk.org Friend us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/everybodywalk Follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/#!/everybodywalk Get familiar with us at Pinterest at: http://pinterest.com/everybodywalk/ Join us […]

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Walk for Health: The Best Medicine

Most doctors agree, walking for health is the right thing to do. Listen in as these physicians explain the benefits of walking: how it can reduce cholesterol and blood pressure, help increase muscle tone, and keep your weight in check. Plus, getting out there and moving gets the blood flowing which can help with heart and respiratory issues, increase bone health–and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Check out this free advice and start enjoying the benefits of […]

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Benefits of Walking

Did you know that walking can help reduce or prevent diabetes, heart disease, depression–and even some forms of cancer? Everybody has what it takes to stay happy, healthy and strong. You just need your feet and the motivation to get moving. Find out how just taking a few small steps each day can help strengthen your hearth and lungs, greatly reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, improve your chances of survival of breast cancer and […]

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Walking After a Stroke

When Daniela had a stroke at the age of 18, walking again became a major step in her rehabilitation. Hear her inspirational story of recovery. Plus, therapists explain how important it is to get patients with brain injuries to take those crucial first steps, how the desire to walk again can be a great motivator, and how even the smallest steps can mean big improvements. Listen in as Daniela attempts to regain something most of us take […]

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