Walk For Health

  • Silver Sneakers Benefit: Free Gym Membership

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    Our friend, John, exercises for free in a gym with cardio cinema room complete with surround sound, theatre quality video and the latest equipment. John is always sharing his latest reviews of movies since he works out to the length of whatever movie is playing.  John’s Medicare supplement health insurance plan has a Silver Sneakers program which gives him free health

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    Lose Weight For Free

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    Want to lose weight for free? No supplements needed, no drugs required, take a walk. With the economy deteriorating fast we are all looking for things to do that are free. Unemployment is up, prices are up, about the only thing going down are our pensions and 401K’s. Now is the time to make a decision. We can either watch

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  • Shake Up Your Walk With New Experiences

    Shake Up Your Walk

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    Walking the same route every day can get boring……really boring after the 100th time walking past the same houses on the same roads so you need to shake it up, inject something different into your walking routine, make it new! Here are some ideas on how to shake up your walking routine: If you walk on your treadmill start walking

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  • Weight Watchers Walking Clinic

    Weight Watchers Walking Clinic

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    Good News! Weight Watchers has started a walking clinic. Information on the clinic first appeared in the January/February 2008 issue of the magazine and focuses on your first 8 week plan. The March/April 2008 magazine continues with a plan for the next 8 weeks. The Weight Watchers Clinic is divided into three levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced making it helpful

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  • Walk To Improve Your Eyesight

    Walk For Better Eyesight

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    A new study reports that taking a walk, or participating in any exercise, can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by up to 70%. AMD is a degenerative eye disease in which the light-sensitive cells in the back of the eye stop working. It is the leading cause of severe vision loss in people over age 60. Researchers

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  • Walk Run Intervals

    Walk, Walk, Run, Walk, Walk, Run

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    Walking is great exercise, but as with all exercise after a while you stop seeing as much of an improvement as you did when you first started. You need to step up your aerobic activity in order to continue to see an improvement. I can’t jog for extended periods of time or my body starts to complain, especially my knees.

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  • Verona Italy

    Take your Pedometer on Vacation

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    I have always wondered how many miles I walk in an average day while I am on vacation. This year I took my pedometer with me to Italy and found out that in an average day I walk about 5 miles. I felt pretty good about the distance walked, but of that 5 miles only about 30 minutes was walked

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  • Walking on a Track

    Walking on a Track

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    Walking on a track may not be exciting but it is convenient and it is a good way for you to determine how fast you are walking and how far. Before you head out to the nearest track, whether it is at a local school or in a public park beware of “track etiquette”. Most people using a track are

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  • Dog Walking: Let Your Dog Take You For A Walk

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    Dog walking has once again been proven to be great for your health. Any dog owner could have told you this, but the Canadian’s decided to study it. They found that owning a dog nearly doubles the amount of time spent walking. In other words people do not have the discipline to get up and go for a walk because

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  • walk away from food

    Walk Away From the Food

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    If you work in an office you need to use all of your willpower and walk away from the food. This time of the year it is difficult to maintain good eating and exercise habits. With the double whammy of it being dark when you leave the house and dark when you get home and in most places colder, walking

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