Tag: health

Can you really walk your way to wealth? Sweatcoin founders reveal ambitious plans for users to pay taxes simply by taking steps

What if making money was as simple as taking a few steps outside?

Three years ago, entrepreneurs Oleg Fomenko and Anton Derlyatka created Sweatcoin, with the aim of it becoming a global digital currency backed by the economic value of movement – essentially walking or running.

They now have ambitious plans for users in Britain to be able to pay their council tax simply by taking a stroll.

Dr. Merrill Says Keep Moving, No Matter How You Do It!

Obesity and sedentary behavior is epidemic in the United States. Research studies have correlated increased rates of cancer and degenerative disease in those inactive and overweight. Regular aerobic activity prevents these diseases and reduces your weight, and the good news is that all you have to do is just start moving. Regular walking of at least 30 minutes, five times a week is correlated with reduced rates of physical and mental illness.

UB ‘Step Challenge’ encourages community to walk more, be healthier

The main event for the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions’ annual celebration of National Public Health Week is the “Step Challenge.” The annual event is designed to motivate members of the UB and greater Western New York communities to walk more and be healthier.

Here’s the Best Way to Boost Your Immune System

Regular exercise is a prime candidate. “If you look at all the lifestyle factors that decrease the number of days you suffer from common cold, being a physically active and fit person is the most important,” says David Nieman, a professor of public health and director of the Human Performance Lab at Appalachian State University.

New Evidence for Body and Brain Benefits of Walking

Science continues to prove Hippocrates right when he said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” If you’re beginning to lag on your New Year’s resolutions, or that Fitbit you got for Christmas is gathering dust, a trio of recent studies provide incentive to get up off the couch and lace up those walking shoes.