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2014-04-03 11:35:16

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study published in the April 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Middle age was defined as ages 43 to 55. "Many studies show the benefits to the brain of good heart health," said study author David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD, with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "This is one...

2014-03-27 23:27:19

ChiWalking, the best-selling fitness walking book, is now an iPhone App to help you combine fitness, fun and fat-burning. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 ChiWalking is pleased to announce the release of its newest product, the ChiWalking® app for iPhone. ChiWalking, created by ChiRunning® founder Danny Dreyer, is extending its reach by going mobile, offering walkers their own “personal ChiWalking coach.” This innovative app helps users get and stay active by improving...

2014-03-26 23:01:44

Inactivity and obesity rates are at critical levels in the United States. Educators across the country are no longer willing to take this sitting down. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 It is no secret that childhood/teen obesity and inactivity rates are at critical levels in our country. Many educators, hamstrung with budgeting and scheduling limitations that severely limit a student’s opportunity for movement during the day, are at a loss. Worse yet, many students and parents are...

2014-03-26 08:28:18

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle by supporting National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. National Walking Day is the American Heart Association's nationwide call to action for Americans to get more physically active. ArcelorMittal is supporting National Walking Day by hosting walking events near local plant sites,...

2014-03-20 23:28:23

Arizona Orthotics, the premier destination for the best custom foot orthotic, provides tips and advice on how to keep the body safe and healthy now that spring marathon season has arrived. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Spring marathon season is a highly anticipated time of year that running enthusiasts itch for. According to Arizona Orthotics Clinic Director, Dr. David J. Doperak, “It is also the time of year when we see a lot of unnecessary foot, ankle, knee, hip and back...

2014-03-20 23:25:02

TrekDesk treadmill desks allow an individual to walk all day while working. Rated highly by major global publications, the health benefits are multiple and the reviews from Michigan office and home users have also been excellent. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has received favorable reviews globally since its launch in 2008. Spotlighted for its value and health benefits by Fortune, Forbes, Scientific American, U.S. News & World Report, the New York Times...

2014-03-11 23:03:09

The car has long been a cornerstone of California culture, but in recent years, it has been supplanted by bicycles and walking among many citizens of Los Angeles. With a dispute brewing, the LA pedestrian accident lawyers of the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group are offering tips to prevent tragedy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Those who have seen an increase in foot traffic in and around Los Angeles are not imagining things. While such a means of getting around was...

2014-03-05 08:22:33

States Use Engineering, Education, Enforcement to Address Crashes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2009, the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is declining. Compared with the first six months of 2012, pedestrian deaths fell 8.7 percent during the first half of 2013, according to a new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Specifically, comparing pedestrian fatality data for January through...

2014-02-28 23:03:35

This winter has posed many challenges for home and business owners as well as drivers and pedestrians. With more wintry weather in the forecast, Attorney Jason Waechter reminds home and business owners to clear their sidewalks so pedestrians aren't forced to walk in the road, and asks drivers to watch carefully for people forced to walk in the street by poorly maintained sidewalks. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 By now, it’s safe to assume that most Michiganders are sick of...

2014-02-24 23:04:45

Put your Mall Walking exercise plan on a payday when you combine it with a Jancyn Mystery Shop. San Jose California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 As bitterly cold temperatures and snowdrifts the size of minivans descend upon many parts of the country, the motivation to adhere to your New Year’s fitness goals may be waning day by day. While you began the first of the year with every intention of breaking a sweat and ramping up your cardio before swimsuit season hits, many people find that...


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.'