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Walking neck-in-neck with running for health gains, per latest study

April 4, 2013

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A brand-new study from the American Heart Association released today has found that walking not only can lower the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running can, but the more people walked or ran each week, the more gains they experience in health benefits. This is what the AHA […]

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Suncreens Tested & Recommended: Cotz, Sunology and Thinksport

March 18, 2013

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Now that it’s closing in on the sunnier season when many people start thinking more about sunscreen (we advocate wearing sunscreen year-round of course) – Adventure Network® wanted to mention a few sunscreens it has tried lately that are now in our regular arsenal. Remember, we are kinda maniacs about the importance of sunscreen here […]

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The North Face Clothes the Loop Program Gives Old Clothes New Life

February 25, 2013

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The North Face recently announced its Clothes The Loop recycling program, an initiative designed to reduce the amount of clothing and footwear that goes to landfills. Through a partnership with I:CO USA, the Clothes The Loop program extends the lifecycle of apparel and footwear deposited by consumers by reusing items or reverting them to basic […]

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Tyndýk, a different kind of mountain film

August 14, 2012

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Twice, filmmaker Franz Walter was by the side of professional alpinist Ines Papert on her expedition to Mount Kyzyl Asker in Kyrgyzstan. Thus unfolded the short documentary film Tyndýk (www.tyndyk.com). We learn more about the project in a conversation with the filmmaker. Q: Your 20-minute film is called Tyndýk. What does this name mean? A: […]

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Adventure Network TV: Gray fox family

July 27, 2012

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When a family of gray foxes took up residence next to the Adventure Network offices in the Sierra Nevada foothills, we could not resist setting up the video camera for a little close-up interaction. Though not too close. At times, we wondered … were we watching them, or were they watching us.

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Study Shows Increased Weight-Loss Results for NHS Patients Referred to Commercial Weight Management Organizations for Longer Periods

July 19, 2012

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New research by Slimming World shows that the UK National Health Service can save millions in healthcare costs if local NHS practitioners target resources and refer patients to Commercial Weight Management Organisations (CWMO) for longer periods, rather than the more commonly-used 3 month referral. The study, published in Clinical Obesity, is by Dr James Stubbs, […]

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