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Task Force recommends combined built environment approaches

Family biking

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined built environment approaches to increase physical activity. These approaches combine new or enhanced transportation systems (e.g., pedestrian and cycling paths) with new or enhanced land use design (e.g., proximity to a store, access to a public park) to promote physical activity among residents….
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Go: Smithgall Woods State Park

fishing at Smithgall

With more than 20 miles of roads and trails to explore, Smithgall Woods State Park is a paradise for walkers and hikers. Be sure to bring your camera with you; wildlife observation and photography opportunities are abundant.
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Go: George T. Bagby State Park

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Located in southwest Georgia on the shores of Lake Walter F. George (also known as Lake Eufaula), this resort park features a 60-room lodge, conference center and cottages. You can water ski, canoe, boat or fish from the marina, or enjoy activities like tennis, hiking, bike riding, golf and volleyball.

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Staying on Track While Traveling

family road trip

Spring and summer often mean vacations and family reunions. Some of us find that traveling can be a big challenge to our healthy eating plans. The good news is that a few tips can help you stay on track while traveling.
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