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Taking Responsibility

This summer Dakota and I have gotten into the habit of taking an early morning walk while the rest of the family sleeps on. It’s become sort of a meditation, because he is a meanderer and forces me to slow down. 617 more words

Journal Writing

Cancer and Exercise

A very readable review on exercise and lowered cancer risk from the journal, Trends In Cancer

Exercise and the Hallmarks of Cancer

A wealth of evidence supports an association between regular physical activity (PA) and decreased risk for cancer and cancer mortality. 100 more words

Science Abstracts

10 breathtaking Washington hiking trails

Originally published by Kaiser Permanente on their NW Health Blog

It’s no wonder Washingtonians love the outdoors. With thousands of miles of trails and coastline, two glaciated mountain ranges, three national parks, and 143 state parks, Washington state is a hiker’s paradise. 783 more words

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How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer’s disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research.

In the study, published in the… 551 more words

CitySoil Farm educates, feeds local families

Originally published by King County Wastewater Treatment on its clean water stories blog, “CitySoil Farm grows healthy food and community”.

CitySoil Farm is all about partnerships. 105 more words

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ParticipACTION 150 Playlist comes to Fredericton

The City of Fredericton is hoping to help make this the most active summer of its residents’ lives by showcasing the ParticipACTION 150 Playlist at one of the area’s best parks. 267 more words

Canada

Active Play Their Way

Help families recognize that if they are not getting minimum levels of physical activity each day, it is time to do something different. Kids need at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. 100 more words

Kids Health