Posts Tagged ‘Walking’

Brisk walkers have lower breast cancer risk

Women who take brisk walks regularly have a lower risk of developing breast cancer after menopause — and it’s never too late to start, new study findings suggest.

Read more from Reuters Health.

It’s about walking, rather than Nordic Waling, or Walking for Happiness … but the benefits they found in regular walking are increased in Walking for Happiness–and I think that for any woman, or for nay man who has a woman he cares about, reduced risk of breast cancer has to be a cause for happiness in itself!

Walking and Happiness

Walking is good for solving problems – it’s like the feet are little psychiatrists.

Pepper Giardino

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.

Groucho Marx

Nordic Walking 101

These four videos give you 80% of everything you need to know, in about 20% of the time (or less!)

Here Susan demonstrates good walking technique:

Here’s the proper grip on the poles:

The proper angle of the poles:

And lastly, Susan puts it all together:

And that’s Walking For Happiness 101! Come on one of our classes to get the more detailed stuff.

Welcome to My Walking World

Susan and James at Inkpen BeaconThis website is very new; it is here in preparation for great things that are happening in a couple of week’s time!

In the meantime, you can find a whole load of brilliant walks on my Inheritance Walks website, and can read some of the details of how we did those walks on my Inheritance Walks Blog.

We do all our walking with Nordic Walking poles; if that;s new to you, check out the Nordic Walking website.    There are also some interesting Nordic Walking Videos on You Tube.

In the fullness of time, we’ll tell you how walking can make you happy (it’s scientifically proven!), how to get wealthier and more successful by walking, how to improve your intelligence by walking (how cool is that?) and a whole bunch of other exciting things.

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