National Trails Day
Take a Path to a Healthier You
An accessory every one of us
needs: The Stick
Buy shoes, get a massage
Walking Made Powerful, a new guidebook from Tyler Burgess
Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation to speak at new
Write By Judy Heller
Breathing. How you do it makes all the difference to your health. Judy
enlightens us in how to better use the 20,000 breaths we take each day.
Centered By Ray McClanahan
What is an arch? The author defines the purpose of arches
in the feet and suggests what
we can do to maintain them. Ask
An herb for possible HRT
replacement. Have your feet adjusted?
What can be done to help you enjoy the beauties of spring if
you suffer from springtime
Walking By Ronda Gates, MS
Add a plan for a healthy self-
maintenance program. Learn
which tests are important and when you should schedule them.
Not About the Scale By Karen Preston
Life can be stressful even in the best of times. Find out how this author
helps herself and suggests how you can too.
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Poles Go Urban
it a fitness fad or the next big fitness fad?
By Bob Woodward
Nordic walking is an exercising phenomenon in Europe. Will people
see the advantage of getting an upper body as well as lower body
workout during their walks?
By Paula Harkin
Spicy, multifunctional apparel for walking, hiking, yoga, and more.
a Walking Milestone: Training Tips for Going the Distance
By Susan Rich
Whether you plan to do an event or are planning to host one, this
article is chockful of the best advice you will find.
and Strength Training
By Kelly Powers
To get the maximum results from walking and to prevent injury it
is important to strengthen muscles and to use good form. By developing
muscle strength you relieve stress on your joints. The many ways
to strengthen the body are covered here.
Providing a Lifeline
One Step at a Time
By Pam Torres
A step in the life of one person could be the lifeline in the life
of another. Read the evidence.
By John Malpass
Kinesiology is the study of motion. Find out what your body is doing
when you walk.
the Life of Your Dreams Part Two: Transforming Fear
By Darla Meulemans
Fear is a choice conscious or unconscious. Embrace your fear,
rather than running from it.
One Following in the Footsteps of Meriwether Lewis and
By Dan Friesen
Lewis and Clark traveled west over unchartered territory. Follow the
footsteps of Lewis and Clark in the first part of their trek.
Pears: The Fruit that Wants to be a Vegetable
By Uncle Paul
These velvety vegetable fruits" are high in fiber and full
of vitamins and minerals. A nutritious addition to any healthy diet.
Next Walking Buddy
Six great dogs available for adoption in Portland, OR and Seattle,
Where does your dog get his energy?
By Roseanne Bell
Sources of energy comes from nutrition, physical and spiritual interaction.
Learn how you can increase your dogs energy.