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Walk Star: Matthew Chappell

Matthew Chappell, assistant professor of horticulture and researcher at UGA, made a special discovery this year solving one of the most pervasive issues in Georgia and the U.S. The problem is complicated: a working equation for personal fitness. His solution was simple: diet plus exercise. After graduating, the former college…
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Walk Star: Dr. Dennis Hancock

If you ask Dennis Hancock, Forage Specialist for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, how he succeeded at achieving health and energy balance after years of unhealthy weight gain, he begins by saying, “I was too cheap.” Dr. Hancock, a top specialist in his field, is the authority on improving yields…
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Walk Star: Anthea Engle

Moving to Georgia from California made this week’s Walk Star Anthea Engle add walking to her list of physical activities, in addition to cycling. She’s used Walk Georgia to track her progress and as motivation to get moving…
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Walk Star: Talibah Muhammad

Talibah Muhammad before and after picture

Talibah Muhammad, of Bibb County, credits a balance of regular exercise with Walk Georgia and improved nutrition in her loss of 6 inches from her waist…
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Walk Star: Betty Hawthorne

Walk Star Betty Hawthorne, of Bibb County, at the completion of her first 5K.

Betty Hawthorne, of Bibb County, set a personal goal of participating in a 5K last year. Using Walk Georgia as a tool to help track the progress of her training, she completed her first 5K…
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