Walk For Health

  • Sciatic Nerve Pain and Walking, My Experience

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    I have had sciatic nerve pain off and on for years.  It has been bad enough for me to curtail my exercise but never enough to immobilize me for more than a day or so.  That all changed this past Memorial Day.  I have no idea what I did but I woke up one day with minor back-pain which I

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  • Use Crosswalk!

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    I live in a small city outside of Atlanta.  Most people would say I live in Atlanta but starting several years ago a number of the outer suburbs voted to become independent cities and so here I am living in Dunwoody, Georgia instead of Atlanta. Whether you live in Atlanta or Dunwoody or Brookhaven or Roswell there is one thing

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  • Daylight Saving Time Change Is Not Easy

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    One of the hardest days of the year is the Monday following the start of the daylight saving time change.  Somehow it feels like we have lost more than just an hour.  Maybe it is the fact that most of us are now getting up in the dark. Sure it is nice having the extra hour at the end of

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  • My favorite sauteed brussel sprouts recipe

    Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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    I was never much of a Brussels Sprout fan but I have always been a balsamic vinegar and olive oil fan.  Long before Brussels Sprouts became an “it” food I have been making the following recipe. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts in Balsamic Vinegar 2 Cups Brussels Sprouts 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil (enough to coat the bottom of a frying pan) 1

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  • Discover how to meditate as you walk

    Walking Meditation Techniques

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    Health Benefits of Walking There are many health benefits of walking. We hear about them all the time on talk shows and read about them on-line. Lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, strengthening of bones and burning calories are among the many health benefits of walking. Dedicated Walker I start every day with a walk.  Rain,

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  • Samsung S-Health App Review

    How Samsung S-Health App Tracks Your Fitness

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    There are any number of devices to help keep you moving and to notify you when you should get up and out of your chair.  I know a lot of people who have an iWatch and set it to notify then when they have been inactive for too long.  I am too cheap and too low tech for that. I

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  • Wild Movie - Cheryl Strayed & Reese Witherspoon

    7 Lessons From the Wild Movie

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    When Cheryl Strayed’s mom died suddenly of cancer, she tried to cope with her loss using sex, heroin and self-destructive behaviors.   Cheryl desperately needed to change her course. Her turning point came when she saw a Pacific Crest Trail guide book.  Something about the book made her want to become a hiker.  Instead of using rehab to change her life,

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  • Stand Don’t Sit, But For A Whole Month?

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    It is one thing to stand while you are cooking but what if you were given the challenge to spend a whole month standing only being allowed to sit when you are using the bathroom, sleeping or driving?  Could you do it?  Dan Kois, a writer at New York Magazine did.  Mr. Kois kept a detailed and very entertaining diary

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  • Human Sized Hamster Wheel Fact or Fiction

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    The rat race has reached new levels with the Human Sized Hamster Wheel.    It is literally a hamster wheel minus the hamster, instead you are inside. We all know the dangers of sitting all day and yet many of us either by choice or because of the dictates of our work sit….all….day and then you know what?  We leave

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  • Dry Falls, North Carolina

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    Who doesn’t love a waterfall?  Growing up  in Pittsburgh every time we had an out-of-town visitor we made the drive to Niagra Falls.  It was there that I fell in love with waterfalls.  A few damp trips on Niagra Fall’s  Maid of the Mist tour boat gave me an up close look at the power of water. Observing the power

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