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2013-01-08 05:04:19

Guidance for the 50+ fitness newcomer or returning exerciser Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 It's the time of year when millions of people resolve to get off the couch and into the gym. While advice on how to become active floats around the airwaves or appears in print, it's mostly aimed at a general audience. For older adults, these tips range from the helpful to the downright dangerous. To help combat this misinformation The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an...

2013-01-05 05:03:32

Walking-Canes.Net has just received the Freeform Walking Cane Collection Called "The Woody Sticks" The Villages, Florida (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 Walking-Canes.Net has just put together a new and exciting line of Natural Wood FreeForm Walking Canes and Sticks called “The Woody Stick Collection.” Each of these handmade walking sticks offer excellent quality and functional style at a reasonable price for handmade canes. The collection contains 20 or more different style sticks...

2012-12-23 05:02:35

Leading Canadian footwear retailer gets ready for the biggest Canadian shopping day of the year with great prices on popular brands. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 As Canada´s biggest shopping day of the year approaches, the Walking On A Cloud family is pleased to offer high-quality comfort shoes at great prices with the Boxing Day Sale. From December 25 until 12 am on December 28, Walking On A Cloud´s Boxing Day Sale is offering 20% off on all regular priced merchandise...

Distracted Walking Quickly Becoming As Dangerous As Distracted Driving
2012-12-13 08:34:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Distracted behavior is a burgeoning problem in our society, largely due to mobile technology. While distracted driving is arguably the most dangerous when it comes to mobile use, another type of distraction is quickly becoming a safety concern. A new study, published online in the journal Injury Prevention, warns that distracted walking is quickly becoming just as much of a hazard as distracted driving. The researchers found...

2012-12-09 05:04:14

The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. issues recommendations for a longer life, emphasizing the importance of the inclusion of simple physical activity. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 West Palm Beach, FL: The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. is recommending that individuals try doing simple physical activity for a longer life. This was proven by new research conducted at the U.S. National Cancer Institute and published Nov. 6 in the journal PLoS Medicine. The ground breaking study...

2012-12-03 05:02:43

Walking Sticks and Canes - New Arrivals from Around the World Lady Lake, FL (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Walking-Canes.Net has just received from one of the world´s premier manufacturers of walking sticks a new line of distinctive walking sticks. They are imported from Italy and feature a very distinctive men´s style. The latest in fashion for men are featured here. Quality and style are combined to offer a fashionable distinctive walking stick. Take a look at the newest...

2012-10-03 23:02:16

Two million deaths every year are attributed to physical inactivity. JustWalkers´ Bryan Mercer discusses what you can do to stay active as you age. Ashton, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 A recent report by the World Health Organization warned that “a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world.” They estimate that two million people die every year due to physical inactivity. Inactivity doubles the risk of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'