Walking and Health Product Reviews

  • Oprah, Weight Watchers, and Bread

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    In 2015 Oprah Winfrey became an investor in Weight Watchers.  Contrary to popular belief she owns somewhere around 10 % of the company not the whole company.  As we all know from watching her commercials she is not only a part owner but a participant in the program and has lost weight all while eating bread!  Much like her weight,

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  • Fitbit Clip On

    4 Fun Things To Do With Your Fitbit

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    Everyone seems to be wearing a Fitbit these days.  You see them on wrists, clipped on straps and hooked into shoelaces.  And why not?  In a day and age when most of us spend more time sitting at desks than walking, running or playing we need to keep track of how much we move because that will also tell us

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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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  • HotHands Hand Warmers

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    It is hard to believe that here it is November 14 and we are already deep into 20 degree weather with a windchill of 14 degrees.  That would be abnormally cold for Atlanta even in the middle of January much less in November. Getting out of bed and bundling up for a walk is hard when when it is cold

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  • Tulips

    Walk Around Your Local Farmers Market

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    It is a sure sign that spring is here and summer is on its way when you start receiving emails with the opening dates of your local farmers market……..and I could not be more excited! I love going to the Farmers market It is great for chatting with vendors, visiting with neighbors from the community and perusing all the local

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  • Calories Burned Wearing A Weighted Walking Vest

    How Many Calories Are Burned Wearing A Weight Vest?

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    Remember when Oprah lost weight? She went from 237 pounds to 160 pounds.  Oprah looked like a new woman in her skinny jeans hauling pounds of lard representing her weight loss in a red wheelbarrow.  The audience was properly appalled at the white globs of fat.  With 77 pounds lost,  Oprah’s had more energy, reduced her cardio vascular disease risk and she looked great.   For those

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  • Star Walk iPhone & iPad App Review

    Star Walk iPad & iPhone App For Midnight 10K Walks

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    Acheiving your 10,000 step goal for the day gets a jump start when you walk a few thousand steps at midnight.  Midnight is your bonus time when your pedometer resets and you start anew.  For those who are night owls, midnight walks with your Star Walk  iPad or iPhone app can be magical.  For newbie astronomers, this app is better then reading an astronomy book

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  • Calorie Count iPhone App Review

    Which is the Best Food Calorie Counter? Discover Walking Reviews 4 iPhone App Favorites

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    Calorie Counting App Review “It’s really hard to design products by focus groups.  A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.”  Steve Jobs Making small talk at a recent dinner party, I met a woman who shared a common addiction to iPhone and iPad apps.  Instead of the usual small talk, we

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  • Isometric Exercises Bring Muscle Tone Results

    Underneath Layers of Fat Lies the Muscles of a Sumo Wrestler With Steel Bow Bullworker

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    Our friends won’t believe us but after 1 week of doing isometric exercises, Joe and I are seriously toned.  Like Superman’s flimsy disguise as Clark Kent, our fitness disguise is layers of fat.  However, don’t be fooled  . . . we can now proudly flex our muscles and say “which way is the beach?” with The Arnold. Here is the story of

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  • Columbia Omni Heat Electric Wim Hof Commercial

    What Do You Think of Columbia’s Omni Electric Heat Wim Hof Commercial?

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    As a person who eases into an 80 degree pool in 90 degree weather, the Wim Hof Columbia Omni Heat Electric Commercial makes me shudder   If you haven’t seen this commercial, you are missing a treat in American marketing genius.  Who would guess that Wim Hof who will never use Columbia’s products successfully markets Columbia’s Omni Heat Electric Jacket and

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