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This Weekend We Beg You: Sleep In!

Advice on diet and exercise is everywhere these days, on television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines. Even though you have access to a plethora of information on diet and exercise, you can still feel burned out if you’re missing just one thing: sleep. Sleep is the third piece of the health trifecta….
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Write it Down Wednesday!

This week Walk Georgia walked on over to South Carolina (ok, we drove…) to get moving and help other states learn how to “Move more, Live more”! Here’s a picture of us running at 6am through some beautiful Charleston gardens! We also learned a few things ourselves– like yes, the…
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The Magic of Music

By Supriya Venigalla, MD There are things that move people: happy memories, sad movies, a child’s laughter, or even a cool summer breeze. Though, there is one thing that moves everybody, and that’s music. Most people have an instinct to coordinate their movements with music—to nod their heads, tap their…
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Take the Stairs Tuesday (Dog Days of Summer Edition)

We couldn’t resist! We ALL feel like this at some point when we begin to exercise, which is why Walk Georgia encourages groups! Experts agree that working out within a community of support is the most effective way to achieve lifelong success. We can only hope that our workout partners are this…
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Summertime Sadness: Sick this Summer?

By Supriya Venigalla, MD Sick days are the absolute pits. There are so many productive activities you could be doing in the time you spend feeling miserable in bed. Plus, it’s summer, colds can only happen when it’s cold, right? You think back to what could have caused this. You…
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Snack Attack!

Today, we had a major snack attack. It was real and not-snacking was not an option. However, ruining tonight’s run with a bowl full of ice cream, chocolate, peanuts and nougat was also not an option (move more, live more!). What to do? Oh, we have the bowl for you! Greek…
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Work Out & Stay Smart!

By Supriya Venigalla, MD Everyone knows that exercising is a really good thing for the body. It helps with weight loss, prevents diabetes, lowers your blood pressure, and generally makes you look better. But did you know that regular exercise also helps you stay smart? Studies done at The University…
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