Latest Walking Stories

2013-06-18 23:24:46

Debut eBook from WorkWhileWalking.com is the definitive guide to treadmill desks — the best way for workers to combat sitting disease — what experts call the “new smoking”. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 WorkWhileWalking.com, the Web´s leading destination for treadmill desk product reviews and advice, today announced the release of its first eBook, “The Complete Guide to Treadmill Desking.” Featuring content compiled from health experts, treadmill...

Short Walks After Meals Reduces Diabetes Risk
2013-06-12 12:07:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the George Washington University claims that one of the quickest ways to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is simply walking after every meal. A short, 15-minute walk is said to be all it takes to regulate blood sugar in adults with pre-diabetes and keep blood sugar levels down for three hours after meals. And these three short walks after meals were found to be just as effective as a longer,...

2013-06-11 23:15:52

UOL, the largest online Portuguese portal in the world, features the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Obesity and ill health are not the sole domain of the United States. In fact, every developed country in the world today faces an epidemic rise in obesity caused primarily by sedentary work environments. As a result, any potential solution to the problem is receiving interest and scrutiny globally. This past week, UOL Brazil, the number one portal in Latin America...

2013-06-03 23:01:52

Walking inn to inn is a unique and healthy way to experience interesting coastal hamlets and unparalleled nature. Inn To End takes care of the details this Summer and Fall 2013. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Walking and Trekking place to place has long been a pastime for many Europeans. It is embedded in their culture. Germans and Brits enjoy getting out the walking sticks and ambling in nature with friends and family whenever possible. The most popular and established Inn to inn...

2013-05-29 23:27:44

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization to benefit people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, will hold its 2nd Annual Summer Boot Camp during July 2013. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Beginning July 14 through July 20, Push to Walk will hold its Summer Boot Camp for its second consecutive year. The camp was envisioned as a way to encourage the non-profit´s current, past, and prospective clients to make connections and learn from one another. The week will...

Terrain Played Evolutionary Role To Upright Walking In Humans
2013-05-24 13:22:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists from the University of York have challenged evolutionary theories about why our ancestors began walking upright. Publishing research in the journal Antiquity, the team wrote that our upright gait may have begun in the rugged landscape of East and South Africa, which was a terrain shaped by volcanoes and shifting tectonic plates. "Our research shows that bipedalism may have developed as a response to the terrain,...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.