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2013-12-12 23:01:23

TrekDesk has been spotlighting studies that illustrate the power of walking for the past five years hoping to promote a Movement Revolution. This week a new study unveiled the impact of exercise on the risk of developing dementia. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A 35-year study conducted by Cardiff University’s School of Medicine has added to the body of evidence proving that exercise healthy lifestyles can dramatically lower the risk of developing dementia later in life. Regular...

2013-11-27 23:30:42

Dozens of Winter Boots for men and women have been reduced in price. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The Walkingonacloud.com Winter Sale has begun. Hundreds of styles are in stock and ready to be shipped. Whether you are looking for snow boots, dress boots or ankle boots, walking on a cloud has the selection that will fulfill all of your winter footwear requirements. Huge savings on select styles are available. The Class Orinoco Step is a popular dress boot from Clarks, which will provide...

2013-11-27 23:30:41

Dozens of winter boots for men and women have been reduced in price. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The Walkingonacloud.ca Winter Sale has begun. Hundreds of snow boots, ankle boots, and dress boots are in stock and ready to be shipped. Huge savings on select styles are available. The Orinocco Step is a popular dress boot from Clarks, which will provide long lasting comfort. This stylish boot is made with matte leather and features comfortable PU lining. The inside side zipper, combined with...

2013-11-18 23:24:08

Recycle Shoes, Find a SoleMate, Help Raise Awareness for Homelessness and Hunger Fairless Hills, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Today, Back On My Feet (BoMF) Philadelphia is pleased to announce a significant collaboration with Community Recycling and their innovative shoe reuse program called ShoeBox Recycling for this years’ Sneaker Week Campaign. Corporations participating citywide have signed up to recycle shoes via ShoeBox Recycling and have all the funds earned go directly in support...

2013-11-15 23:01:35

A British study finds that total hours walked per week were more important than walking speed. TrekDesk helps keep employees moving throughout the workday. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 In the past few years a multitude of studies have shown that regular sessions of walking have a significant impact on individual health however many experts have speculated that walking speed needed to be brisk to be beneficial. A new study out of Britain has shown quite the opposite at least in...

2013-11-13 23:26:10

San Francisco Ergonomic Office Furniture Store Is Introducing the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles to Their Customers Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is excited to announce that they are now carrying the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles. The Bungypump poles provide an enhanced experience while walking, hiking or running. Bungypump training poles have a built-in suspension system, providing resistance every time the pole is pressed down. The benefits of the...

Men Walk Slower For Lovers
2013-10-24 12:03:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every person has their own optimal walking speed, but men will slow that speed down if they are walking with the woman they love, according to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE. Preferred walking speed is affected by the use of body mass and lower limb length, and men tend to have more of both. With this difference in mind, study researchers noted unique changes in behavior when mixed-sex couples were observed walking together, as...

2013-10-23 23:02:25

Representatives will conduct risk surveys for anyone who feels they may be at risk. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The PreDiabetes Center of Pittsburgh is proud to announce its participation in the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, American Diabetes Associations’ signature fundraising walk. The 2.8-mile walk will take place October 27 at Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Check-in will be at 8 a.m. followed by opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. The nationwide event has already...

Artificial Leg With Natural Gait Being Developed
2013-10-15 10:39:26

Michigan Technological University Walking is tricky business, as any toddler knows. And while most artificial feet and limbs do a pretty good job restoring mobility to people who have lost a leg, they have a ways to go before they equal the intricacy of a natural gait. As a result, over half of all amputees take a fall every year, compared to about one-third of people over 65. In cooperation with a Mayo Clinic scientist, researchers at Michigan Technological University are taking a...


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