Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Bone Health

Bones provide the framework for our bodies and play a key role in maintaining overall health and mobility throughout our lives. The majority of bone growth occurs during the childhood and teen years, but maintaining bone density becomes essential as we get older. To maintain bone strength: Be physically active. Engage…
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Go: Sweep the ‘Hooch

hooch sweep

Saturday, April 7, 9 am – noon Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan Partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee River keepers and the National Park Service for the sixth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Space is limited,…
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Recipe: Hawaiian Huli Chicken

chicken skewer

With temperatures heating up, we’re ready to put away our crock pot and give up warm stews, but early spring rain showers and fluctuating temperatures (44 degrees this morning, 75 this afternoon?!), can make grilling inconvenient too. What to do? Use that broiler! You can get chargrilled without the charcoal, and summer…
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March is National Nutrition Month

American Heart Association logo

Since March is National Nutrition Month, we wanted to share some healthy eating tips from the American Heart Association. What is a healthy diet and how much should you eat? The Easy Way to Eat Healthy A healthy eating pattern is about smart choices.  The American Heart Association suggests these…
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Go: Spring Break: 10 Ways to Get Families Outdoors

Spring Break kids kayak

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have vacations for all ages. Below are ten ideas for a…
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Recipe: Homerun Hummus Wrap

Hummus Wrap

Keep kids energized and satisfied with this delicious, healthy wrap made with hummus and veggies. Ingredients 6 8-inch Whole wheat tortillas 1 1/2 cups Prepared hummus 1 cup bell pepper (cut into 1/4-inch strips) 1/2 cup Carrots, grated 1 1/2 cups Baby spinach leaves Directions 1. Place the 6 tortillas on a clean surface. 2….
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Yoga and Pilates for Good Health

In the last few years, yoga and Pilates have become popular methods for getting more fit. Some of the postures are similar, but there are differences. Yoga Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago. Hatha yoga, popular in America, is one of the yoga paths meant to transform the…
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