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Benefits of Walking

Road sign of pedestrian

We all know exercise is good for our health. But somehow, keeping up with an exercise program is still a challenge. Fortunately, walking is a great form of exercise that can be done by people of all ages, almost anywhere, without special machines or equipment…
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Walk Georgia at EXPO

Walk Georgia is proud to partner with Sunbelt Ag Expo, located in Moultrie, Ga., by offering a wellness walk route during their annual trade show October 16-18. Expo’s 100-acre exhibit area hosts more than 1200 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors and adjoins a 600-acre research farm. Collect checkoffs from three of…
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City of Moultrie Moves More, Lives More

Mayor William McIntosh

By Kathryn Holland, Colquitt County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent When I began my career with UGA Cooperative Extension I was barely aware of the Walk Georgia program. Then one day I received a call from one of our community leaders asking me to implement Walk Georgia for the City of…
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Reduce Your Chances of Falling this Fall

Walk Georgia Fall

By Supriya Venigalla, MD, MPH Happy Fall, Walk Georgians! Now that the weather is getting cooler, you probably want to get outdoors as much as possible. But if you’re 65 and older, you may be worried about falling and injuring yourself. It’s a legitimate concern because a single fall can be traumatic to…
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Fall into Fitness with Walk Georgia

Child in Autumn

By Kimberly Jenkins Wilkes County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Fall is nearly here, y’all! For many of us that means endless amounts of football, watching the leaves transform to vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange and cuddling on the couch while smelling the lovely aroma of pumpkin spice…
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