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Jul 03, 2014

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms

A new study has found some promising results for people with Parkinson's Disease who use fitness walking as exercise.

Study participants who walked briskly for 45 minutes, three times per week showed significant improvements in their aerobic fitness. They were also able to walk more quickly and with better balance. And, they experienced less stiffness than they had before the study started, the study authors noted.

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Jun 26, 2014

Extended sitting can lead to cancer

This research is fascinating but a bit scary too! New research has found that those who spent the most time sitting (watching TV or at their desk at work) are at greater risk for certain cancers. And the scary part was that even those who did exercise but still sat a lot were still at risk for cancer.

So, get out there and get walking! Replace a TV show or two with a walk. Get up from your desk every 60-90 minutes and take a walk.

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Jun 25, 2014

Are You Eating These Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables?

Although this is a fitness site, I believe that fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand when it comes to good health.

So, I enjoy sharing interesting information about nutrition when I find it. And this is really interesting!

A new study has found that certain fruits and veggies are considered powerhouses because of their nutrient density. Take a look and see if you can add any of them to your diet.

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Jun 10, 2014

Julie's recommendation for brisk and fast walking music :-)

I don't know what people consider as slow, brisk or quick music but I am guessing none of mine are slow! 1995-Bowling for Soup For Your Entertainment-Adam

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May 20, 2014

Join the dance walking revolution! Tips and ideas on how to get started.

Dance walking is a great way to get fit and have fun. Learn more about this fitness style and how to get started.

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