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Walk Georgia Program Announcement

The website was decommissioned on December 31, 2020. This difficult decision was made due to an aging website infrastructure and resource limitations. We appreciate all of our program participants over the years and your commitment to leading a healthy life!  Please visit related UGA Extension resources at:…
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Stand Up Paddleboarding: Healthy Fun in the Sun

I remember first seeing Stand Up Paddleboards at the ocean in 2013. Our family wanted to try it out so we rented a board for an hour at St. Simons Island. There was a nice protected area during low tide where we played around without battling for our balance amid…
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Go: Morning Hike at Indian Springs

Friday, Aug. 30, 9 am Join the Naturalist for a morning hike along a portion of the Multi-Use Trail. Be on the lookout for animals while enjoying the plants. This is a 3.5-mile moderate hike. Meet at the trailhead. Visit the website for more information.
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Recipe: Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Buy apples while they are in season and on sale and make batches of these muffins to put in the freezer for later. You can also substitute whole wheat flour to make your muffins heartier and more nutritious. Ingredients 1/2 cup milk, non-fat 1/3 cup applesauce 1/2 cup flour, all-purpose 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats…
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Log it to lose it!

Food journal

What is self-monitoring? Self-monitoring is when you write down what you eat and how much exercise you do. Self-monitoring helps you be more aware of your behaviors and see where you might need to make changes to improve your health. For example, if you write what you eat down for…
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Recipe: Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Tomato Cucumber Salad

Our garden is cranking out the tomatoes right now, so this tomato and cucumber salad seemed like a good pick for this month’s recipe. Ingredients Salad: 4 large tomatoes, cubed 1 large cucumber, cubed 1 cup red onion, chopped 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1/3 cup parsley, chopped Dressing:…
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