Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: It’s National Walking Day (GIVEAWAY)

Today, April 6th, is this year’s National Walking Day! And even though WalkGeorgia.org has over 70 different physical activities you can log, we’ll go ahead and admit, walking is our favorite. Walk Georgia chose walking as our physical activity “mascot” because it is one of the best ways to get active….
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Healthy Competition

By Jay Morris Any sports fan knows that a little healthy competition can help you to reach your goals. Working in teams brings together different points of view, so team efforts can make it easier to reach a goal and solve problems. This in turn can build strong bonds between…
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Go: Indian Springs State Park

Indian Springs State Park is located right off of I-75 in Butts County. This 528-acre state park is famous for the springs that it draws its name from. Legend says that the Creek tribe of Native Americans who originally lived in the area collected the spring water because of its healing…
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Recipe: Pita Pizzas

This next recipe is one that I hold near and dear to my heart. I have fond memories of making my own pizzas with friends and families. The pizzas we made were nowhere near as healthy as these pita pizzas are. Regardless, making your own pizza is always a fun, low-cost activity….
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Get Better Sleep with Smarter Eats

When applied to sleep, the phrase “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone,” is especially true. There’s a lot of information circulating about sleep, because sleep seems an increasingly elusive luxury. But sleep is actually one of our most basic needs and shouldn’t be viewed as a modern…
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Go: Laura S. Walker State Park

Laura S. Walker State Park is located in the Okefenokee Swamp in Waycross, GA. This means the park is right on the Georgia/Florida state-line. This 626-acre park holds many walking, biking, and hiking trails. While traveling these trails, you can take a look at a bounty of plants and animals….
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Recipe: New Potato Salad

For kids, the highlight of Easter is a basket of chocolate and jelly beans, but for adults the highlight is Easter lunch (or brunch!). Every year the delicious side dishes seem to spread as far as the eye can see. Choosing (and cooking) can be hard, so this year we are voting for simplicity…
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