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How Walking Benefits Your Health and Longevity

How Walking Benefits Your Health and Longevity

While a regimented fitness routine is certainly part of a healthy lifestyle, what you do outside the gym is equally important. Most adults spend 10 hours or more each day sitting, and research1,2 shows this level of inactivity cannot be counteracted with a workout at the end of the day. Increasing your daily walking is a key strategy that pays significant dividends, both short term and long term.

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4 Tibetan Tips for Longevity

4 Tibetan Tips for Longevity

The Tibetans had a proverb that we could all do well to commit to memory and carry out every day. Read more about the 4 secrets to a longer, happier life…

#LiveLonger #TibetanProverb

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As Little as Two Hours of Walking Per Week Lowers All-Cause Mortality

Written by on November 5, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
As Little as Two Hours of Walking Per Week Lowers All-Cause Mortality

Most adults spend 10 hours or more each day sitting, and research shows this level of inactivity cannot be counteracted with a workout at the end of the day. One strategy that has been shown to have a positive impact is simply to stand up more. Increasing your daily walking is another key.

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Purposefully Walking More Energetically May Improve Your Mood

Written by on December 10, 2014 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Purposefully Walking More Energetically May Improve Your Mood

If you’re in an up mood, you may walk more energetically. But a study finds that purposefully walking more energetically may improve your mood. Christie Nicholson reports

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Change Your Walking Style, Change Your Mood

Written by on October 20, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Change Your Walking Style, Change Your Mood

Our mood can affect how we walk — slump-shouldered if we’re sad, bouncing along if we’re happy. Now researchers have shown it works the other way too — making people imitate a happy or sad way of walking actually affects their mood.

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Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

Written by on September 10, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

People who sit for prolonged periods, for example office workers at a desk, have a higher chance of experiencing negative health conditions but a study by scientists at Indiana University suggests that just 3 walks of 5 minutes distributed throughout 3 hours of prolonged sitting reverses harm caused to leg arteries.

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