Walking & Running

Walking & Running

Walking in Nature Improves Health and Longevity

Did You Know...that walking in the woods doesn't just feel good—it can dramatically improve your health and may even protect against cancer? Americans have become...

Nature’s Powerful Mood Medicine

Did You Know...nature offers more powerful mood medicine than many prescription drugs? A recent study led by researchers at Stanford University found that walking in...
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Fact or Myth: Vigorous Exercise For Lowering Blood Pressure?

This is a MYTH. Difficult, high-intensity workouts are not necessary for improving heart health or lowering blood pressure. To the contrary, recent research coming out of...
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Fact or Myth: Is 10,000 Steps a Day a Necessity for Optimal Health?

This is a FACT. It may sound like a lot, but taking 10,000 steps a day is a necessity for optimal health. That’s 5 miles...

Running May Slow Down the Aging Process

As we grow older, our maximum aerobic capacity declines. What this means is that we don’t take in and transport as much oxygen as...
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Beat the Holiday Blues and Depression: 5 Simple Ways to Stay Happy and Centered

It’s time to bring out the tinsel, trees, presents, lights, menorah, family meals, kinara, and the holiday depression. Why are you more prone to...

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate satisfies your sweet tooth and invigorates your health. Packed with antioxidant power, dark chocolate has been linked to enhanced cardiovascular function. A...

5-Minute Health Tip: 5-Minute Exercise Solutions

The older we get, the more important exercise becomes…and it seems the harder it is to carve out the necessary time to get our...

Walking Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women, with one in eight women receiving a diagnosis at some point in her life. Such...

Feeling Sleepy? This Genius Trick Will Wake You Up Better Than Coffee

The next time you feel your focus drifting away, or worse, find yourself unintentionally nodding off at your desk, don’t rush for the coffeepot...