Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Staying Active in Summer

Family biking

Summer is a great time for rest and relaxation. Schools are out for break, and many people use this downtime to go on vacation with friends and family. But often this period of rest becomes a period of physical inactivity. Staying physically active is critical to maintaining health and wellness….
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Adult Swim: Come on in!

Young Woman Swimming in a Pool

Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than with a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a community pool, and I especially love including outdoor swimming in my fitness routine. However, I must admit that I’ve been baffled…
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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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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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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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Eating Local begins with Home Garden

fresh field peas

Nothing could be more local –or make you more of a locavore – than eating locally grown produce that comes from your own garden plot. You may be thinking that you don’t have room for a garden, but I assure you that the vegetable garden has become “sweet ‘n’ neat”…
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Heart Health Month

American Heart Association logo

By Jay Morris February is here! This means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. But did you know that there’s another reason to celebrate the month of February? This month is American Heart Month. The purpose of American Heart Month is to promote healthy hearts. Keeping your heart healthy…
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