that Treat the Senses
By Pamela Torres
There is a new trend in vacations. Some people are eager to
bond with the land and culture through vacations that engage
the senses through walking, hiking, or biking as part of their
X Marks the Spot Take on the Quest for that Perfect Shoe
By Dave Harkin
Consider your shoe-buying experience a journey.
Time to Get Rolling!
By Sue Bream
Inline skating burns a lot more calories than walking, improves
balance, and is low impact on the joints. It can also provide
By Trish Alexander
Training for a half marathon.
Like You Practice
By Stan Diengott
Suggestions to help make your training more productive, more enjoyable,
and how to avoid injuries.
Diabetes Prevention Begins with the First Step
By Loni Kissin
One of the simplest ways to prevent the disease is walking.
About the Event
This is the time of year to take out those walking shoes and start
thinking about training for an event and getting your team together.
Check out the Third Annual Willamette Valley Relay
Exclusively for walkers, July 14-15, 2006.
event in its third year is the Lacamas Lake Road Race.
This year it has added a 5k walk/run to the days events
on May 29, 2006.
Washington Medical Centers Passport to Wellness program
has expanded with additional walks, classes, and health talks.
can also team up for Americas Walk for Diabetes. Walks take place in neighborhoods and parks in nearly 300 locations
across the country. Routes range from 1 to 6 miles.
Walking Across America for Kids
By Timir Banerjee
Dr. Banerjee walked from Louisville, KY to Portland, OR to bring
awareness for the Society for the Prevention of Aggressiveness
and Violence among Adolescents (SPAVA).
Part One: A Walk from the Irish Sea to the North Sea
By Ron Friedman
Ron and his wife Charlene share their walking story in this first
part of a two-part series.
Your Walking Budy
Skin Problems with Dogs and What You Can Do to Help Them
By Julie Cantonwine
The most common allergy that your companion experiences might
be caused by certain foods.
Yang Tao, the Incredible Chinese Gooseberry
By Uncle Paul
This fruit's brilliant flavor and emerald-green color, it has
a taste of sweetness yet a hint of tang. It is like tasting a
combination of nectarines, melons, citrus fruits, and strawberries.