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Study: Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes Don’t Reduce Injury Risk
2013-10-13 08:22:41

[ Watch the Video: Special Running Shoes Don't Always Prevent Injuries ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Despite advertising claims that softer soles in shoes can help runners keep from getting hurt, researchers from France and Luxembourg found no evidence suggesting the hardness of a person’s footwear increases or decreases the risk of running-related injuries. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, experts from the Luxembourg Public...

2013-10-11 23:20:07

It appears that the thousands of nationwide walks to raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer have a residual health effect: they can help reduce the risk of breast cancer of the participants. TrekDesk offers a solution to keep people moving throughout the day. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 New research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention by the American Association for Cancer Research found walking just one hour per day lowered the risk of...

2013-10-10 23:23:07

Houston car accident lawyer Kevin Krist cites the city’s poor rankings for pedestrian safety and the low rate of prosecutions for fatal accidents. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new article on the blog for The Law Office of Kevin Krist, “Are Houston Pedestrians Safe?” calls attention to statistics showing that Houston ranks low among cities when it comes to pedestrian safety. The blog points out that Houston ranks 41st out of 51 major cities in pedestrian safety,...

2013-09-25 23:34:51

"Kids need to move. And the simplest, most user-friendly and cost-effective means of achieving physical activity is walking." - California Podiatric Medical Association (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), the rate of severe obesity among US children has doubled, and for teenagers has more than tripled, over the past three decades. Children are not only becoming obese, they are becoming severely obese. The epidemic rise in childhood...

2013-09-25 23:03:58

A University of Tennessee study in 2010 found that Americans average only 5,000 steps a day (2.5 miles), half the minimum amount recommended for health maintenance by the U.S. Surgeon General. TrekDesk Treadmill Desks offer a solution to the problem and employees nationwide are taking the step to change their health. Boise, ID (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The average American adult walks approximately 5,000 steps per day despite the Surgeon General’s recommended minimum of 10,000 (5...

2013-09-11 23:26:00

Surgery-Free Remedy For Bow Legs, created by Elena Johnson, is a useful guide that teaches customers how to correct bow legs. A complete overview on the site Vkool.com tells readers whether or not this program is worth purchasing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Surgery-Free Remedy For Bow Legs, created by Elena Johnson, is a revolutionary system that guides people on how to correct bow legs. Applying lower body workouts that this guide offers, people will be able to straighten and...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'