September 1, 2015
Walking for Your Health
Source: National Institute on Aging As your walk becomes easier, add new challenges, such as climbing a hill, extending the time you walk, increasing your walking pace, or adding an additional day of walking. View Full Article
August 27, 2015
Why Join My Go4Life?
Source: National Institute on Aging Let these online tools inspire you to Set fitness goals. Track your progress. Get coaching tips. Celebrate your success. It’s free! View Full Article
August 25, 2015
10 tips for healthy snacking
Source: United States Department of Agriculture Snacks can help children get the nutrients needed to grow and maintain a healthy weight. Prepare single-serving snacks for younger children to help them get just enough to satisfy their hunger. Let older kids make their own snacks by keeping healthy foods in the kitchen. Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov to help […]
August 20, 2015
Wearing the Right Shoes for Walking
Source: American Heart Association Confused when choosing shoes? Find the right ones in your budget with these tips. View Full Article
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