walking

Outside the truck: Ultrarunner to tame the ice roads

Starting Wednesday, reports the Toronto Sun, ultrarunner Alicja Barahona will attempt a 240-mile round-trip haul between Inuvik, north of the Arctic Circle, and Tuktoyaktuk on the shore of the Arctic Ocean on the ice road that is the frozen McKenzie river in Canada's Northwest Territories. Made well-known for the truck travel there when the History Channel series Ice Road Truckers filmed its second season there, the McKenzie River ice road is perhaps as treacherous as they ...

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Mixing it up

If we mix up our exercise maybe we will last longer too.

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Empowerment

The most frustrating thing about trucking is the waste of time.  Shippers and consignees seem to gleefully waste it. Our time has no value to them. They often treat the drivers like we have no value. Since our time has no value to them they don’t mind wasting it. Sometimes it seems like some of them seem to enjoy it. I had one of those last week in Melrose Park, Ill. It was on a Friday ...

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Exercise product: Fitness shoe

This shoe from Reebok can help women with toning leg muscles.

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Exercise product: Pedometer

A pedometer can help you track how many steps you walk daily.

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