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Leisurely Strolls More Popular, Yet Walk Times Shorter: CDC by HealthFinder Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink But walkers more likely to meet other health goals set by U.S. government. By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Why We Don’t Walk Anymore (plus a Primal Health Challenge) by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 01 May 2012 2:45am How many steps do you walk every day? Do you hit 10,000 steps , which experts recommend and is about 5 miles’ worth? Do you match the daily walking of a Hadza man or woman (8.3 or 5.5 km/day, respectively)? If you’re anything like the average American, you’re doing 5,117 steps a day , well shy of the 10,000 step mark and flirting dangerously wi ... Read on »
Walking for weight loss by DrDietRight Facebook Posted Fri 19 Apr 2013 2:43am Over the past 4 days I have noticed an incredible amount of people (specifically women) out and about walking. I assume the ‘summer is coming bug’ has bitten and everyone is wants to lose weight. I’m happy to see many people outdoors walking, but I want to offer a couple of tips to help you get the most weight loss out of your walks. ... Read on »
Commuting, Walking and Dominating by irunnerblog Posted Fri 13 May 2011 11:58am It is 8:45 am and I am literally trying to road-kill other commuters on my walk to the office.  This is my hell folks.  Being on the sideline with an injury I have to take my competitive energy and put it somewhere, and I have found it on my .75 mile walk to the office. Since I am unable to ride my bike to the office during my layoff, I ... Read on »
New Miranda Cosgrove Video Supports Light The Night Walks to Fund Blood Cancer Research by Crystal T. Posted Fri 18 May 2012 10:03pm The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night Walk recently named Miranda Cosgrove as the National Ambassador for the Light The Night Walks that will take place across North America this fall.   View a video featuring Miranda Cosgrove here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBxJE7Ule4A     Cosgrove, known for her singing and acting i ... Read on »
Six Ways to Relieve Stress During the Week by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 7:25am Many of us (who, me?) are in the habit of ignoring our feelings and needs during the week, in favor of being “productive” — which can lead to a big backlog of stuff (that’s a technical term) when we hit the weekend. If you tend to get headaches or other physical symtpoms on the weekend, it’s an even bigger problem (see the post on weekend head ... Read on »
Take a Stroll to Ease Stress by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 6:37am There is a wonderful ring to the word, saunter. It implies a leisurely walk with no destination in mind, a time to let go of stress and just take a stroll. Welcome to ! How refreshing to know that such a day even exists! Here is a holiday to remember ourselves to slow down. Forget the deadlines. Forget the rushing. Now is the time for a ple ... Read on »
Great Job News, Future of FHF, & Ipswich Clam Chowder Fest by fitnesshealthandfood Health Maven Posted Tue 04 Oct 2011 9:34am Great Job News As many of my tweeps already know, I got some great news yesterday – a fantastic job offer! I had already decided that this position was my first choice so I accepted right away and my training will start in about two weeks. I will be working as a Technical Support Representative for an awesome company and I am excited fo ... Read on »
Saravanaa Bhavan NYC : The Abode of Lord Muruga by Peter A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Apr 2012 12:00am It is almost a tradition now for me to take a photo of my business thali at  Saravanaa Bhavan  & SMS it to my teacher ,  Jorgen C. It was almost 3 years ago that he clued me into this bastion of Southern Indian vegetarian             " comfort food ". I try to schedule my flight into JFK late in the afternoon on a Sunday s ... Read on »
Get a Better Nights Sleep. by Boyd M. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:21am Here is a great reason for couch potatoes to get off the couch and get moving. In a recent study of 101 women over 55 researchers comparing the sleep quality of physically active women to sedentary women, researchers found that the physically active women averaged 2.5 extra hours of quality sleep each night over 30 days. It seems that the agin ... Read on »