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Detroit Man Walks 21 Miles to Work Every Day [Video]

This story will just melt your heart.

James Robertson, 56, of Detroit leaves his home at 8 a.m. every morning to start the trek to his job in Rochester Hills, which is 23 miles away.

He takes a bus part way there and part way home, but the rest of the way he walks an astounding 21 miles five days a week -- Monday through Friday, The Detroit Free Press reported.

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In New Rob Bliss Video, Woman Constantly Being Catcalled Shows Men Can Be Jerks

You know the old adage: men are pigs. It’s a blanket statement and certainly not true of all men, but this video shows we have a long way to go when it comes to respecting the fairer sex.

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Today is National Walking Day

Today is National Walking Day!

The American Heart Association is encouraging all of us Americans to lace up and get moving today, April 2. Whether it’s walking, running, biking, playing sports or joining a group class, the goal is getting more active. The association recommends at least 150 minutes of physical activity weekly for adults, 60 minutes a day for kids.

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Too Much Sitting Can Kill You, New Study Suggests

I didn't need a study to know this; my 83 year old mom has been telling me it for years.  She never sits down, walks 3 miles a day, climbs 3-4 flights of stairs, and doesn't need any medications.  A new study suggests that this may be one of the reasons for her good health.  The

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Mayor Heartwell Chooses Grand Rapids – Not Mackinac Bridge for Labor Day Walk

Labor Day morning (September 5) at 8AM Mayor George Heartwell will lead the way across the Mackinac Bridge - right here in Grand Rapids.

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To Walk Or Ride The Course….

http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Joys-of-Walking-the-Golf-Course&id=948684">Walking the course?

When you play golf, how often do you leave the power cart at the clubhouse and walk the course.  Sure, some courses are more walkable than others, but there is something to be said for pushing a car

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Stretch or Walk Frequently for a Thinner Waist

Get up and walk around as much as you can, even if that's only for a minute or so at a time. That's the message from a new population health study at the University of Queensland.

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