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    Rainy Day Dog Walk

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    Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet will keep us from our morning walk no matter how unhappy it makes one of us. When I left for my walk this morning the evidence of earlier rain was there and it was definitely gloomy out but it was not actually raining...

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  • Spring Tulips Walking

    Spring Walking Makes Losing Calories Fun

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    We had a beautiful weekend here in Georgia.  It was so sunny there was not a cloud in the sky and the temperatures were in the high 60’s with a slight breeze.  It was the kind of weekend where you celebrate just being alive. Having a weekend like this...

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  • Wilmington North Carolina Cemetary

    Walking in a North Carolina Cemetery

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    My sister lives in Wilmington, North Carolina about 5 miles from the beach.  Most of the time when I visit I spend my time walking on the beach.  Wouldn’t you?  Many of us consider beach walking to be one of the greatest joys in life. Unfortunately, there are times...

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  • Losing Weight Walking to Starbucks

    Losing Weight & Burning Calories Walking to Starbucks

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    One of the best ways to get your daily walk while burning calories is to have somewhere you need or want to go and is close enough that you can walk there.  I used to walk to my Starbucks several times a week until the unthinkable happened – they closed...

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  • Home Goods Accessories

    5,000 Steps Walking Home Goods

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    10,000 Step Walking Programs don’t have to be boring.  Pick your favorite place and clock thousands of steps.  One of my favorite places to get thousands of steps is HomeGoods  The weather is always perfect and the scenary is great.  Friends who are home decorators use HomeGoods to transform Southern Living...

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  • Zoo Atlanta - Georgia

    20 Favorite Atlanta Trails, Parks & Places to Walk

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    Growing up in Florida, I never experienced the burst of colors in spring and fall or walking in a winter wonderland.  While I do miss Florida beaches, Atlanta’s changing seasons made me fall in love with this city. Spring is in the air.  Atlanta is beginning to have a few...

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  • Piazzale Michelangelo Steps Florence Italy

    4 Great Places to Walk in Florence, Italy

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    Tired of walking around museums and churches?  There are several great places to walk in Florence, Italy.  Generally when you travel you get a lot of walking in without even trying.  But strolling around while you are touring is not exactly cardio and in some ways is even more...

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  • Exploring Chelsea Market - New York

    5 Favorite Places to Walk in New York City on Rainy Days

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    Here you are in one of the greatest cities in the world only to find yourself staring at a sea of black umbrellas.  Yes, it is raining in New York City and your plan of being able to eat what you want because you are going to walk it...

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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...

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  • Employees Take Stairs to Burn Calories

    Calories Burned Walking vs Stair Climbing For 30 Minutes

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    When it comes to calories burned walking and climbing stairs, there is an advantage to weighing more According to MyFitness Pal, a person who weighs 200 lbs burns almost twice the calories walking or climbing stairs as a person who weighs 100 lbs.   Combine added weight with speed and you get...

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