New law to protect, enhance Ontario trails system

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Good news for walkers: the Ontario Government passed the Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act, 2016 yesterday. This legislation announced in a news release is designed to ensure the protection and enhancement of Ontario’s trails system. According to the Province’s data, “Ontario … Continue reading

Rise Up! Sitting Too Much is Killing Us

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ParticipACTION released a survey during Sneak It In Week (April 4-8) that showed Canadians are worried that they sit too much. They’re right to be concerned. Sixty-three per cent of Canadian office workers are worried about sitting too much according … Continue reading

Walk Your World: Forks of the Thames River

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To paraphrase baseball legend Yogi Bera, when you come to a fork in the river, take it. And if you’re at the Forks of the Thames in London, Ontario, whichever direction you choose to walk will be a good one. … Continue reading

Start Shaping Up Now for Charity Walk Season

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Warmer, sunnier, Spring days can only mean one thing … charity walk season will soon get underway. Now is the perfect time to start getting back into shape so you can help out your favourite charities. If you’re like me, … Continue reading

Take a Walk to Perk Up This Winter

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People can often feel down in winter. It’s not surprising given the shorter days and lack of sunlight. We also prefer to stay indoors where it’s warm and cozy. Besides, who wants to go through the hassle of putting on … Continue reading

Winter Walking: What to Wear

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Okay, you’ve decided where to winter walk … a mall, an office building, your apartment or condo complex, outside … now it’s important to prepare. What should you wear? Whether you walk inside or outside, you have some decisions to … Continue reading