News tagged with brisk walking

To make new friends, walk the dog

Dog-walking is one of the top five ways to meet new people, according to research at The University of Western Australia.

Jul 30, 2013
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Owning a dog encourages exercise in pregnant women

The study of more than 11,000 pregnant women, in partnership with Mars Petcare, showed that those who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day through high levels ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Vigorous exercise linked to gene activity in prostate

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified nearly 200 genes in the healthy prostate tissue of men with low-grade prostate cancer that may help explain how physical activity improves survival ...

Feb 01, 2012
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