Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Heart Health Month

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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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Homeschool Fridays

Fri., Feb 9 & Frid. Feb. 16, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA Join AmeriCorps Rangers at Red Top on Feb. 9, 16 for AmeriCorps Homeschool Fridays. Topics include Conservation, Archaeology, & Black Bears. Program is outside & begins at 50 Lodge Rd. SE,…
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Recipe: Baked Egg Rolls

This easy-to-prepare baked version of the egg roll leaves out the deep fryer and uses far less oil than a traditional recipe. It also incorporates a large serving of vegetables and protein. We hope your resolutions still include healthy food choices for clean energy that help you move more so you…
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Getting Active During Work

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Find creative ways to include exercise in daily routines. This conference group added a yoga session to help kick their day off with a healthy start! Days at work are often stressful, and being active can reduce some of that stress. Regular activity also keeps your bones strong, improves how…
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Go: Full Moon Hike at Chattahoochee Bend

Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Flat Rock Hike Saturday, Jan. 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan, GA This is an easy 1 mile hike at sunset around the unique flat rock trail. The granite outcropping area has wide open area for viewing the moon rise. A telescope will be…
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Recipe: Winter Crisp

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We have a feeling this recipe will hit the spot for most our readers. On a week with projected snow, a warm treat is just the thing to keep our spirits up. We like this dessert because it’s low in fat and contains ingredients that sweeten the treat without hiking…
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CDC Recommends Activity Monitors to Boost Physical Activity

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Recently the Community Preventive Services Task Force*  (CPSTF)  recommended the use of interventions that include activity monitors to increase physical activity in adults with overweight or obesity. Physical activity interventions that include activity monitors provide participants with a combination of the following: Behavioral instruction in the form of counseling, group-based education, or web-based education Activity monitors that…
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