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​Walking Canes and Increased Life Expectancy

The average lifespan in developed countries had more than doubled in the 20th century due to a number of key factors. What lies ahead in all likelihood will dramatically change this. There are several trends right now that could help our kids and grandkids live significantly longer.Of course, living a longer life means spending a [...]

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​Walking Sticks and Mountain Hikes

Whether you want to reduce stress, lose weight or simply clear your head, getting out into nature for a long hike is a great idea. And assuming you haven't lead a sedentary life, you can get up right now and go hike your favorite mountain or nature trail.Of course, if you are going to hike [...]

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​Wooden Canes and Passing Time

You recently had knee surgery and on a rather long road to full recovery, which means you get to walk around using nifty wooden canes and other fancy canes. This is great because you think the canes look cool plus you look rather distinguished using one.But you can’t spend a whole lot of time strolling [...]

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​Grab Your Walking Cane and Head to the Pool

Well, Independence Day has come and passed us by. We do hope you enjoyed the hot weather, barbecued foods and fireworks. Now, the only thing you have to look forward to until early September is weeks and weeks of ridiculously hot weather. Depending on where you live, of course.Sure, the warmer weather was most welcome [...]

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​Walking Canes and Progressive Rock Bands

No doubt many of you are still getting over the recent passing of Gregg Allman, we feel your pain. You could lock yourself in your home and spend your days with the curtains closed listening to your collection of classic rock on vinyl, or you could come to the realization that there are still several [...]

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​Good Shoes and a Sturdy Walking Stick

If you are just getting into hiking, you are going to need more than just a sturdy walking stick. In fact, there are several pieces of gear that you should bring with you, especially if you plan on taking long hikes.A list like this can go on and on as there are any number of [...]

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​Set Down Your Walking Cane and Enjoy a Blast from the Past

Baby boomers are a hardy bunch of folks indeed. They grew up riding in vehicles without toddler seats, walked to school unsupervised and ate lunches full of preservatives and allergens. They also played with toys that were so dangerous you could be killed. No kiddingFun and games weren't always fun and games, especially if as [...]

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​Even if You Use a Walking Stick, You Can Still Enjoy the Benefits of Walking

Going for a walk every day is kind of like eating an apple every day; it just might keep the doctor away. From lowering your blood pressure to helping you lose weight, going for a walk every day is one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health.Even if you use a [...]

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Suspenders Pair Nicely With a Great Walking Cane

There was once a time when only women had all the fun by accessorizing. For men, there weren’t a whole lot to add besides a dapper hat and stylish walking cane. But times have changed and now it is perfectly acceptable for men of all backgrounds to accessorize.Of course, you will want a stunning cane [...]

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Walking Canes That are Movie Inspired

The greatest moment in the history of the walking cane may have occurred on the Senate floor in 1856, when House member and slavery advocate Preston Brooks beat Senator Charles Sumner unconscious with his cane. Of course, this is subjective as there are many instances over the course of history of canes being involved in [...]

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