Walk For Health

  • 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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  • Lifespan Walking Speed Prediction

    Will You Live 10 More Years? Take This Simple Walking Test

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    I grew up in a retirement community in Florida.  At the ripe age of 5 years old I would sit in rocking chairs on 70 year old neighbors’ front porches and reminisce  about the good old days. How Long Will You Live? All of my friends were “young” for their age but inevitably as we all grew older, there would be

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  • Walking Statistics

    Fly the Coop Walking Statistics Infographic

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    It can be hard to leave the comfort of your nest and go for a walk.  Sometimes we need a little push . . . by seeing the sobering numbers. Discover Walking put together this infographic to motivate you to leave the nest and walk. American sits and “nest” too much. Like many Americans . . . occasionally I hit periods

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  • Walking A Rocky Path

    Walking A Rocky Path

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    Sometimes the rockiest paths lead to the most beautiful places.  When you walk along the coast of Nova Scotia you have to cover a lot of rocky ground to get to a beautiful view of the sea.  Winding your way through fields of rocks and boulders gives you many chances to trip and fall.  But if you keep moving forward,

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  • You'll Never Walk Alone Lyrics - Carousel - Rodgers Hammerstein

    You’ll Never Walk Alone Lyrics – Carousel – Rodgers & Hammerstein

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      There are so many beautiful songs about walking.  One of the most encouraging songs for those going through difficult times is “You’ll Never Walk Alone” written by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein.  The song was written for the stage musical “Carousel”  but the 1956 movie adaptation of “Carousel” featuring Gordon McRae and Shirley Jones is better known than the stage production. “You’ll Never Walk

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  • Memories of Walks on a Simple Road

    Memories of Walking To Aunt Susie’s

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    The road to my Aunt Susie’s house would not be impressive to the casual observer but it is filled with memories for my family.  When I was in college, we had small family reunions at my parent’s house.  From there, my little nephews and I would walk a simple rural road to visit our aunt. We all grew up with

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  • Trekdesk Treadmill Desk

    12 Tips – How to Make Treadmill Workouts Less Boring & More Fun

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        Treadmills are convenient but many people find them a boring way to work out.  Many of us have treadmills in our homes.  You can pick almost new ones up for a song on Craigslist and save the cost of a monthly gym membership. You don’t have to put on special workout clothes.  Whenever you have a spare few minutes

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  • 10 Big Bang Theory Nerds Lessons About Life, Health & Fitness

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    Thought we would take a humor break today to share 10 Life Lessons you can learn from The Big Bang Theory geniuses. Nerds offer sage advice.  Lesson #1 – What you don’t know may kill you. Trust the geek. Season 3 – Episode 22The Staircase Implementation Lesson #2 – Note to self . . . invest in 99 cent adhesive ducks ASAP Sheldon’s practical advice will

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  • Flower Shopping in Winter

    Walk After Shopping at Gramma B’s – Sandy Springs

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    In Atlanta, our weather is rotating between days of freezing cold, rain and sunny spring like warmth. Our daffodils are totally confused.  They are springing up in the winter. Seeing the promise of spring, it is the perfect time to check out nurseries to join the daffodils in bringing spring color to your home or office. Even though I am a huge

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