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2014-06-18 23:11:47

Record Setter Adam Bradley to Begin Hiking Three Iconic American Trails in June while Collecting Wildlife Data for the University of California at Davis Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Long-distance eco-adventurer Adam Bradley, who set the 2009 Pacific Crest Trail unsupported shared speed record, is attempting to be the first person to connect the three major wilderness trails in the United States, and the terrain between, using only his own power. The 15,674-mile route transits 35...

2014-06-02 23:09:45

California-based comfort shoe retailer, Footwear etc. is pleased to announce that it has received beautiful new designs for the spring and summer from Pikolinos. With its high quality sandals, flats, slides, boots, and shoes for men and women, Pikolinos carefully creates fashion-forward designs to appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Footwear etc. is delighted to announce that new Pikolinos Sandals and Shoes have arrived for the Spring/Summer 2014...

2014-05-22 11:38:36

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster. -Supervised exercise for PAD (peripheral artery disease) is not usually covered by insurance and is inaccessible for many people with this painful condition. -Physicians should recommend walking even if their patients don’t have access to a supervised exercise program. A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries...

2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 44(th) out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. While many streets across the country are perilous for people walking, hundreds of communities like Chicago are working to make...

2014-05-20 12:20:43

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,000 people were killed while walking in the U.S. between 2003 and 2012, at a rate that has been rising in the last few years. The majority of those deaths likely could have been prevented with safer street design, according to a new report released today by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, in conjunction with...

2014-05-15 23:11:32

Health Benefits Of Walking Outside Everyday Instead Of Driving, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers amazing physical and mental benefits of walking on health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Health Benefits Of Walking Outside Everyday Instead Of Driving, a new report created by Audrey William on the site Vkool.com shows amazing physical and mental benefits of walking outside everyday. At the beginning of this report, people will discover some reasons to walk such as:...

2014-05-08 23:14:08

The Astoria office of Hands-On Physical Therapy will be participating in the Crutches 4 Kids drive. You can come by the office and donate crutches to children in need around the world. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Hands-On Physical Therapy Astoria office is proud to have been selected to be part of the inaugural Crutches 4 Kids crutch drive May 12th to May 18th 2014. Crutches 4 Kids donates gently used pairs of crutches to kids in impoverished communities around the world,...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...

2014-04-16 23:15:15

Attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices weighs in on a report indicating the number of pedestrian accidents declined in West Virginia in 2013, compared to the previous couple of years. Weirton, WV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Commenting on a news report revealing pedestrian fatalities decreased in 2013 compared to the prior few years, West Virginia auto accident attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices said today that drivers across the state need to remain vigilant when...

2014-04-15 23:08:47

Pioneering walking aid designed to provide enhanced mobility, independence and style, fueled by founders’ personal family experience. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since World War II, technology has changed the world. From the evolution of computers to the Internet, smartphones and more, most product categories have seen drastic changes over the past half a century. Yet one product category that has seen minimal innovation is personal walkers. That's about to change. Spurred...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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