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Study: Hiking's good for your mental mealth

Published 7/13/2015 12:00 AM

A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help...

LA County Physical Activity Resources

Published 11/03/2014 5:34 PM

A guide which lists all of the LA County parks and recreation facilities, including play areas, running paths, swimming pools, sports fields and courts, fitness stations, and classes.

“Taking a Walk in Nature Could Be the Best..."

Published 9/23/2014 4:46 PM

“Taking a Walk in Nature Could Be the Best Thing You Do For Your Mood All Day”

“Park Prescriptions in Practice”

Published 8/01/2014 12:00 PM

After the Institute at the Golden Gate partnered with NRPA and CDC to identify programs nationwide which connected people to the outdoors for health in 2012, this article points out some “lessons...

“Health Benefits of Hiking”

Published 4/11/2013 12:00 PM

Describes various health issues that hiking & walking can help reduce, including: heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, anxiety, osteoporosis and arthritis...

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