Check out the FreeWalkers in a national article on Long Distance Walking. The author provides a great story and photos of our experience, and background information. It includes information on another association with similar methods and goals called the LDWA based in England. We're getting nice…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on July 27, 2015 at 2:43pm — No Comments
Most FreeWalkers know of Michael Helbing and his Metrotrails organization that tackle challenging, unique and off-beat trails around New Jersey. And. if you know Michael you know he has a singular passion of walking the entire perimeter of New Jersey. A lot of that is coast and good deal is difficult to access.…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on July 24, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments
A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health, according to an interesting new study of the physical effects on the brain of visiting nature.
Research volunteers who had strolled along the quiet, tree-lined paths showed slight but…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on July 24, 2015 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Research has shown that even people who say they hate to exercise or have repeatedly fallen off the exercise wagon can learn to enjoy it and stick with it. "Health" is not an optimal way to make physical activity relevant and compelling enough for most people. Better are immediate rewards…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on July 24, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
a great walk. great leader, well mapped out/planned out. a great group of people. should be an annual event. all walks should end in city island The Bronx never looked better.