Latest Stride Stories

2014-06-22 23:03:16

The Stride Center will recognize at a June 20 ceremony three outstanding Bay Area businesses who have contributed to the well being of Bay Area communities through shared-value business strategies. The award winners are Chevron U.S.A., Inc, Apex Systems and The Glide Foundation. Oakland, California (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The Stride Center will recognize at a June 20 ceremony three outstanding Bay Area businesses who have contributed to the well being of Bay Area communities through...

2014-05-27 23:11:19

Somax Performance Institute finds its stride angle to be 7 degrees larger than Affirmed, winner of last Triple Crown in 1978. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 California Chrome's track performance is no surprise to Somax Performance Institute director Bob Prichard. He measures the stride angle (maximum opening between the front and trailing leg) of horses and humans. "People like to think that it is the nasal strips that give Chrome its edge," says Prichard, "but the...

2014-04-15 23:09:42

Recognizing Natural Stride joint supplement for dogs as a quality product line with high growth potential, Southeast Pet has teamed up with Natural Solutions for Life in an agreement that will bring Natural Stride joint supplement for dogs to hundreds of retail establishments specializing in quality pet food and supplies across the southeastern United States. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Keeping in line with the company’s growth strategy, Natural Solutions for Life has entered a distribution...

2014-03-28 08:24:39

HARTSVILLE, S.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced that its display and packaging services business won six awards at the Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) 56(th) annual Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) competition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120403/CL80773LOGO POPAI's annual OMA competition recognizes the most innovative and effective retail promotions....

2013-07-11 11:10:59

Music type and tone change walkers' stride, speed even when beat is the same Personal tastes in music have little to do with how we keep time to a tune while walking, according to research published July 10 by Marc Leman and colleagues from Ghent University, Belgium in the open access journal PLOS ONE. Most people synchronize their steps to the beat of their tunes when they listen to music on a walk. In the current study, researchers found that even when excerpts of music had identical...

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.'