Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Keeping Your Heart Healthy in Winter

heart in hands

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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Are Zucchini Noodles Worth the Hype?

Let’s discuss a little string theory (don’t worry, we’re referring to noodles). You’ve heard carbohydrates are the enemy, you’ve heard carbs will slow you down, and you definitely feel guilty each time you order pasta instead of a salad. You’ve also heard runners tout the benefits of a big bowl of pasta before…
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Red Top Mountain State Park: Fitness with a Ranger!

Red Top Mountain on Lake Allatoona is now offering “Fitness with a Ranger”! The park offers two “Fitness with a Ranger” classes that take advantage of the now-colorful trails. From jogging the Sweetgum trails to a moderate bike ride, an AmeriCorps Ranger will help you learn to move more (and live more)! The…
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The Map arrives TUESDAY!

Starting Tuesday, you can virtually “Walk Georgia”! The new & improved Walk Georgia Map will be LIVE on the site and more fun than ever. Questions about our brand new feature or ways you can use it within your group or classroom? Email us at walkga@uga.edu. We hope this is just one more way…
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Want a holiday?

Look no further. Starting Sunday, March 1st, we’ll begin celebrating National Nutrition Month! NationalNutritionMonth.org’s theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” and encourages everyone to adopt a thoughtful eating and physical activity plan! Physical activity plans are something Walk Georgia can help you with, so here’s a list of…
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