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2013-04-03 23:04:41

Celebrate National Walking Day and Foot Health Awareness month by walking to achieve your wellness goals San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Put your best foot forward on National Walking Day, April 3rd and throughout Foot Health Awareness Month by participating in Orthaheel and Dr. Weil Integrative Footwear´s 2nd annual Walkabout campaign. Lead by brand ambassador Juliet Kaska of JK Zen Fitness, Walkabout participants have committed to walk thirty minutes a day to attain physical...

2013-03-20 23:03:55

Now, JJsHouse is offering great savings, 40-70% discounts, on all its wedding shoes. (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Being a well-known brand of wedding dresses, JJsHouse presents consumers with 377 wedding shoes in its product line. Now, JJsHouse is offering great savings, 40-70% discounts, on all its wedding shoes. The wedding shoes from JJsHouse feature fashionable designs, gorgeous looks and delicate craftsmanship. Now, they are available at discounted prices. For example, one of the wedding...

2013-03-19 11:43:49

Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure) and diminish performance. Researchers recruited 12 adolescent competitive athletes from local track teams, and asked them to run on a treadmill in large heel trainers, track flats...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'