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  • More Benefits of Walking – Walk off your Anger

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    One of the many benefits of walking is that it is great for stress relief. One of the main causes of stress is anger. We all experience moments when we are angry whether it is something simple like the cable guy not showing up on time or something major...

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  • Benefits of Walking on a Beach

    9 Benefits of Walking on the Beach

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    Aside from the beautiful view of the ocean and the great people watching . . . there are 9 known health benefits of walking on the beach. 1. Walking in sand requires a greater effort than walking on a hard surface. Your muscles and tendons will work harder as your...

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  • Depression and Exercise, Walking May Help

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    Most of us have heard about runner’s high but wonder if we can achieve the same results from less strenuous exercise such as walking. A new study shows that a 30 minute walk at a steady pace can provide a mood boost to people suffering from depression. Walking provided...

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  • Omron HJ-112 Pedometer Review

    Omron Pedometer Review – HJ-112 Step Counter

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    Which is the best pedometer step counter for a 10,000 step daily walking program? Health magazine rated the Omron HJ-112 Digital Pocket Pedometer as one of its best products. This pedometer is a great tool to use in keeping track of your workouts, whether you walk, jog or speedwalk. It...

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  • Holiday Weight Gain

    Walking off Your Holiday Weight Gain

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    This article was contributed by Callie Leaver, a personal trainer located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Callie is certified through AFAA, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. If you live in the Atlanta area and are interested in contacting Callie you may do so by by submitting a comment...

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  • Mall Walking Tips

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    The holidays are over and now we are all trying to get back in shape before spring comes and we are forced to take off our sweaters and turtlenecks or risk heat exhaustion.  What better way to work your way back into shape then to start a walking program?...

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  • Walking in Tsankawi

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    Contributed by Charlie Stehman If you happen to be going to the Los Alamos region of New Mexico for purposes of business or pleasure, there is a wonderful walk waiting to happen at the Tsankawi Trail. The Tsankawi Trail is just a mile or so out of Los Alamos...

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  • Staying Safe While You Walk

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    Millions of people walk every day for health without encountering people who want to do them harm. The fact that most of us will never be attacked while we are walking does not mean that we should not be aware of a few simple safety tips. Here are some...

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  • The Health Benefits of Walking

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    This article was contributed by Callie Leaver, a Certified Personal Trainer. We hear about the health benefits of walking or other exercise on TV, in the newspapers and from our friends and family. In fact, we hear so much about it that it can almost begin to sound like...

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  • Getting Started – Let’s Go for a Walk

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    This article was contributed by Callie Leaver, a Certified Personal Trainer. It is as simple as that: you want to get in better shape and so you just start walking. Most of us are aware that there are many health benefits associated with walking, it is just a matter...

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