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Walking, Biking to Work Pays Off

... of the journey taken by car, public transit, walking or cycling. The researchers found that 16.7 ... Medicine , adds to evidence that cycling or walking to work improves health, said Penny Gordon-Larsen ... commuting and with positive attitudes toward walking and biking," they wrote. "Furthermore, increasing ...

Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking

... Walk It Out Many people don't realize the walking they already do each day is a positive step to ... of about five miles, which can be achieved by walking 30 - 60 minutes at one time or in multiple ... increments over the course of the day. walking is also a key component to many fitness plans, ...

PTs say proper fit and use of walking aids can prevent fall-related injuries in elderly

... elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a ... Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, many patients often borrow walking aids from friends and family, which can result in ... needs to ensure you are using the proper walking aid and that it is in proper working condition. ...

Physical Therapists Say Proper Fit and Use of Walkers and Canes Can Prevent Fall-Related Injuries in Elderly

... elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a ... Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, many patients often borrow walking aids from friends and family, which can result in ... needs to ensure you are using the proper walking aid and that it is in proper working condition. ...

Hit the Links for a Healthy Dose of Fun with Play Golf America

... steps per day, the equivalent of five miles. walking a 9-hole course enables a golfer to take approximately half the recommended daily steps. walking the course also enables golfers to burn calories. A player can burn around 2,900 calories by walking 36 holes a week, or two 18-hole rounds. A visit ...

Looking to Shape up for Summer? The Solution May be the Steps You're Already Taking

... Walk It Out Many people don't realize the walking they already do each day is a positive step to ... of about five miles, which can be achieved by walking 30 - 60 minutes at one time or in multiple 10-minute increments over the course of the day. walking is also a key component to many fitness plans, ...

Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

... oldest in a doggie stroller. "I always liked walking my dogs," Wood said, "but I just made it a ... going farther and faster." Finding the right walking speed to reap health benefits is easy, said Dr. ... you can't talk with someone, then you're probably walking at too hard of a pace," she said. "On the other ...

Gaia Herbs Announces Annual Summer Solstice Open House

... about running an organic herb farm and take a walking tour of some of the company's fields of ... that are in full bloom. Those who have difficulty walking will be able to ride on a tractor-led wagon to ... to bring water bottles, closed-toed comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunscreen. For a complete ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Nintendo: Nintendo Steps Up the Pace With Personal Trainer: Walking

... the May 26 launch of the Personal Trainer(TM): walking game, Nintendo is inviting consumers to turn ... steps throughout the day, Personal Trainer: walking creates a series of charts and activities to ... far America's favorite physical activity," said walking expert Mark Fenton. "For many people, Personal ...

Chico's Raises $200K for the American Heart Association

... of its Start! Movement, a program that encourages walking towards a heart-healthy lifestyle. Sales exceeded ... www.soma.com . About START!: Start! walking Program is the American Heart Association's ... and stroke in adults through a comprehensive walking and nutrition program. Start! is recognizing ...

Americans Skimp on Healthy Activities in Bad Economy

... Survey says corporate wellness programs, walking offer ways to keep health on track DALLAS, ... The American Heart Association encourages walking because it's the most accessible form of physical ... week. We encourage people to incorporate regular walking into their normal routines, such as during the ...

New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy

... Brain, Improves and Restores Balance, Normal walking Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) ... just 20-30 minutes a day, GaitAid improves walking (sometimes from the first step) and "rewires" the wearer's brain to follow a healthier walking pattern--an effect that often continues even when ...

Walk Long, Slow and Often to Help the Heart

... calories with their exercise," he said. walking can burn more calories than biking or swimming, ... to the study. Participants did not begin walking for an hour each session but gradually built up ... rehabilitation group included a combination of walking and biking or rowing. Being overweight ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Celebrate National Walk @ Lunch Day(R) With Simultaneous Walking Events in All 50 States

... in this healthy initiative. Regular, brisk walking is one of the simplest and safest forms of physical exercise. A regular walking program can help control weight, condition the ... the first step to a healthier future. Regular walking also has other positive impacts on health, ...

Highmark Puts Employee Health First on National Walk@Lunch Day

... National Initiative Turns a Working Lunch into a walking Lunch April 29 PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- walking one mile a day burns about 100 calories; and, to ... moderate-level physical activity each day, with walking being one of the easiest and most inexpensive ...

Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S.: Seventh Annual Donate Life Run/Walk & Family Festival, Sat., April 25 at Cal State Fullerton

... mayors and city council members walking with constituent families, a 65-vendor ... and Bill Davis, Huntington Beach, who will be walking with their son Scott's liver ... Kidney Transplant Program walking with patients; -- Sixteen mayors ...

Fitness Footwear Launches New Range of Fitness Sandals

... expanding their range of Fit Flops and walking sandals in time for summer. Fitness ... to school, doing the weekly shop or simply walking about. This is thanks to the (Fit Flops, ... the foot with every step, mimicking the effect of walking barefoot on a soft surface. While Fit Flops take ...

Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work

... and Public Health Laboratory, active commuting -- walking or biking to school or work -- can be an easy, ... staff. Women and men were equally interested in walking or biking. Older individuals were less likely to ... work is the norm and there is limited support for walking or biking. Respondents also listed time ...

Weight Watchers(R) Kicks Off Spring by Urging People to Get Moving With 'The Momentum(TM) Walk-It Challenge'

... Challenge. Once a member joins or creates a walking team or signs up for a 5K event, they will get ... program - to help reach an activity goal of walking a 5K. In addition, all participants who complete the eight-week walking training program will be eligible to download a ...

Parkinson's Disease Community Unites to Find a Cure at the 15th Annual Parkinson's Unity Walk

... we will walk to eradicate Parkinson's disease, walking to provide hope, walking to find a cure." Together, the Parkinson's ... with the thousands of others who will be walking in Central Park, by signing up at ....

Video: Participants Find New Routes, Routines on National Start! Walking Day

... the American Heart Association's National Start! walking Day, when people from all walks of life will trek ... America's leading fitness authority, to develop walking plans for people at various ability levels who ... The free, downloadable plans and a list of walking paths in various cities are available at ...

American Heart Association Encourages Walking Activities During National Workplace Wellness Week

... health and physical activity initiatives such as walking during "National Workplace Wellness Week" (April ... This year the association's National Start! walking Day, which aims to get Americans up and moving ... like Start! and participating in National Start! walking Day." More than a third of the working-age ...

Abbott Initiates U.S. Study of Absolute Pro(TM) Peripheral Stent System for Iliac Artery Disease

... "The lower extremity discomfort and fatigue with walking and exercise caused by this debilitating disease ... cramp-like pain in the legs that occurs when walking or exercising. For patients with iliac artery ... people age 40 and older,* and can lead to reduced walking capacity, chronic pain and immobility, ...

National Walk to Work Day is April 3

... Walk to Work Day couldn't be more flexible. If walking to work is impractical, at least shun the ... spirit of the national observance: Why not try walking at work, too? It's now possible with the ... and information about their National Start! walking day which is April 8. For more information ...

Walk 100 Steps a Minute for 'Moderate' Exercise

... it easiest to use a pedometer to measure their walking speed because it can be difficult to count steps ... meet national exercise guidelines. "Even walking below that threshold will usually have some ... of Health and Human Services has more about walking to fitness . SOURCES: ...

Kids Who Live Near Green Spaces Seem to Walk More

... a half-mile of home, a girl's likelihood of walking to school doubled and a boy's odds of taking part in leisure walking increased by 60 percent, according to the ... "There was a strong association between walking and the number of nearby public open recreational ...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Molecular Breast Imaging, Canes and Walkers, Training for an Event and Hormone Therapy for Women

... Canes, Walkers: These Tools Are Made for walking ROCHESTER, Minn. -- When walking is difficult because of arthritis, balance ... base of support and stability for balance and walking than do canes. Walkers, which can support up to ...

Shape Partners With Iams to Create Healthy Living Program 'Walk Your Dog, Make Life Better'

... encourages dog owners to join or create dog walking clubs which promote healthy lifestyles and ... to provide the free tools to create fun dog walking clubs to get moving and meet new friends without ... to partner with Shape and support the Iams Dog walking Club as a way to promote a healthy lifestyle for ...

S.C. BlueCross to Celebrate Third Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day With Community Events in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville

... time regularly during their lunch breaks to start walking toward better health. BlueCross BlueShield ... to live healthier lives by incorporating walking into their daily activities. Last year, the event ... BlueShield Division. "Just a few minutes of walking every day can become part of a healthy lifestyle ...

Drug Improves Mobility in Some MS Patients

... Fampridine may boost walking ability, but some risks tied to dose strength, ... (HealthDay News) -- The drug fampridine improves walking ability in some people with multiple sclerosis. ... a placebo twice a day for 14 weeks. The patients' walking speed was assessed after two weeks, six weeks, 10 ...

Independence Blue Cross Motivates 60 Area Employers to Host National Walk @ Lunch Day Events on April 29

... spring to promote the idea of improving health by walking at lunch. National Walk @ Lunch Day is ... low-cost way to get people outdoors walking as a first step towards walking regularly. Why? Because active consumers are less ...

Leading Spring Water Brands From Nestle Waters Team Up With the American Heart Association START! Initiative

... healthier by being more physically active through walking and choosing water as a smart, calorie-free ... . About START! START! walking Program is the American Heart Association's ... and stroke in adults through a comprehensive walking and nutrition program. START! is recognizing ...

Celebrate American Heart Month with a Treadmill Desk

... an employee can burn 2x the amount of calories walking at the same slow speed while working. An added ... The heart healthy benefits of daily walking are well documented. Previous studies have shown ... designed to fit an existing treadmill, allowing walking while working, weight loss without sweating and ...

FitHeads(R) Helps You Keep Your New Year's Resolution by Getting Your Body and Mind Fit

... around which the FitHeads System is based is walking - something people can do every day. According to numerous scientific studies, walking every day will help you lose weight and lead to a ... intense activities, such as a consistent walking program, can: Reduce fat, ...

Walking Is Good for Blocked Leg Arteries

... looking for proof that a planned program of walking is good for people with the leg blood-vessel ... their endurance and quality of life. While walking is a standard recommendation for people with PAD, ... six-minute treadmill walks increased their walking distance by about 69 feet, while those who did ...

Diabetics with previous foot ulcers may be able to participate in walking program

... with DM+PN might be able to engage in a graduated walking program under close supervision of a medical ... the effects of lower-extremity exercise and walking intervention programs on foot ulcer occurrence in ... through leg strengthening exercises, a graduated walking program and motivational telephone calls every ...

Treadmill Desks More Effective in Cancer Prevention for Women than Vitamin C, E and Beta Carotene Supplementation

... gym to be effective. Sufficient amounts of daily walking have been shown to prevent colon, prostate and ... diabetes and heart disease. How much daily walking is enough to invoke these benefits? The Surgeon ... American gets less than half of that amount of walking during the day due to the sedentary nature of ...

Walk Your Way to Better Health in 2009

... disease. While the majority of people recognize walking as one of the easiest ways to meet daily exercise ... goals." Dr. Jampolis' wallet-friendly walking tips for better health in 2009: 1. Walk ... another person for safety's sake. 2. Fancy walking clothes not necessary: wear clothes you already ...

Treadmill Desks: A Healthy Alternative on the Heels of FDA Warnings of 25 Weight Loss Products

... the opportunity of completing their work and walking as much as 5-12 miles a day without sweating. Sufficient amounts of daily walking have been shown to do much more than shed excess ... designed to fit an existing treadmill, allowing walking while working, weight loss without sweating and ...

Low Carb Diets Shown to Impair Cognitive Function, Treadmill Desks Improve It

... side effects as well, yet proven methods such as walking garner slight attention," states Steve ... walking. It is that simple. Consistent daily walking is very effective in both long term weight loss ... variety of studies have already proven that walking greatly reduces the risk of developing dementia ...
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