Study: Walking Can Reduce Memory Loss

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A recently published study found that any type and level of activity, such as walking, can reduce memory loss. The catch is that you can’t wait until you start losing your memory. You have to start by at least middle … Continue reading

Support National Action Strategy for Walking

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ORGANIZATIONS ARE invited to support the National Action Strategy for Walking, a new initiative that will establish a pan-national voice for walking and pick up the pace of action for creating walkable communities. To date, 34 national, provincial, and local … Continue reading

Your Body & Walking Uphill — Fitbit Video

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Hiking is more than just a way to get your steps in—it torches 50% more calories than a brisk stroll around your neighborhood. Taking your strides uphill and outside packs a punch as a workout and offers surprising health benefits. … Continue reading

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