I love apps. They’re what make smartphones feel so… smart. I also love to run. Running is one of my many hobbies and my preferred form of exercise. Naturally when I found out about the Zombies, Run! app by developer Six to Start, I had to try it. Read More →
It’s Great to Live in a Pedestrian-Friendly Town
If you live in a city or town where wide sidewalks and pedestrian pathways are abundant, then you already know how amazing it can be.
Along with less automobile pollution and a generally healthier population, walkable cities tend to have more commerce and higher property values. This type of atmosphere gives rise to more preserved areas such as parks and other open spaces which facilitate a sense of community among the residents. The anonymity and detachment that comes with being in the confines of a vehicle is one of the main contributors to road rage so getting people out of their cars on on their feet is a bonus; when was the last time you heard of walk rage? If you’re traveling near one of these cities, make a point to visit and if you live in one, consider yourself lucky. Read More →
Get Off Your Butt!
In today’s world of sit-down jobs, many of us find that most of our days are spent on our butts in front of a computer screen or the TV. If you sit for more than 6 hours a day, your risk of heart disease jumps by a whopping 64 percent! In addition, there are a ton of other health detriments that result from sitting for long periods of time. That means if you have a desk job, you’re already at a disadvantage and you need to amp up the time not at work by staying active. Once of the best ways to stay active is to walk every chance you get. Read More →