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Mentors help maintain the walking habit-4598

Mentors help maintain the walking habit

In the United States, Maine in Motion is a statewide initiative to encourage residents to increase their levels of physical activity through setting goals, tracking levels of daily activity on the website and counting steps using a pedometer.

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Walking can reduce breast cancer risk after menopause-4526

Walking can reduce breast cancer risk after menopause

Postmenopausal women who are very active or walk at least 7 hours a week have a reduced risk for breast cancer, reveals a recently published study.

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Daily chores and walking are most preferred aerobic activities-4442

Daily chores and walking are most preferred aerobic activities

By combining time use data from four national survey administrations in Canada with reports on energy expenditure, participation rates in aerobic activities among older adults were determined.

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Steps per day decline with age-4392

Steps per day decline with age

While many people use pedometers to count the number of steps they take, scientists tend to use accelerometers to measure the acceleration, or speed, of an object because accelerometers are more sensitive to lower speeds. Recognizing that accelerometers are more accurate than pedometers, researchers sought to measure steps among older adults by converting the data.

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Walking a dog encourages sense of community-4238

Walking a dog encourages sense of community

By answering questions on a survey, 884 people 50 years and older indicated whether or not they owned a dog and if so, how frequently they walked the dog through their neighborhoods.

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A walk after dinner lowers risk of diabetes-4195

A walk after dinner lowers risk of diabetes

For people at risk of type 2 diabetes, controlling levels of blood sugar (glucose) is a matter of lifestyle interventions (National Diabetes Education Program).

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