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Running vs. Walking
If you run a mile, you burn up about 40% more calories than if you walk a mile. This holds true both on the road and on a treadmill.










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Today's Featured Topics



Motivating Kids to Exercise with Technology
Sadly, many health problems seen in adults as a result of poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle are now beginning to appear in children and adolescents. Many blame the TV and video games. But, is it possible to get kids moving by using video games? The answer appears to be "yes"! Read about it in this fascinating review: "Motivating Kids to Exercise: Is Technology the Answer?"

Pedometers
Walking is a great form of exercise for almost everyone. While it won't prepare you to compete in a triathlon or tennis tournament, it certainly will help you lose weight, and lower your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The current recommendation is 10,000 steps per day. To keep track, you're going to need a good pedometer. Learn more at: "Pedometers"

Do-It-Yourself Fitness
Are you an "I'd rather do it myself" type of person? If so, this article is for you! Also recommended for those who prefer to exercise at home. "Do-It-Yourself" Fitness


Exercise Books and Videos



TITLE:  "Sonoma Coast Ride" (DVD)
AUTHOR:  Gosling T
LENGTH:  60 minutes
LIST PRICE:  $19.95

Ted Gosling has produced a series of motivational exercise DVDs. The idea is that you watch these DVDs while you exercise on your treadmill or stationary bike. All of the videos are shot in national parks, and, part of the proceeds from the sale of these DVDs are given to the National Park Service. Nice work, Ted! Read more...





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