Walk a mile today !!!

walk3imageGet moving Michigan! Time to take a walk for your health and smile as you walk! Break out the tunes and sing a song as you walk today!

 

In 2004, the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, declared the first Friday of each April to be celebrated as National Walk to Work Day. This day, was created to inspire Americans, where ever possible, to walk to work. If it is not possible to walk to work, you are encouraged to walk 30 minutes at a time that is opportune for you.

There are many benefits of regular, brisk walking:

  • ◦Improve confidence
  • ◦More stamina
  • ◦Better energy
  • ◦Weight control
  • ◦Longer life expectancy
  • ◦Reduced stress
  • ◦Lifted spirits
  • ◦Reduced risk of coronary heart disease, strokes, diabetes, high blood pressure, bowel cancer and osteoporosis.
  • ◦Improved memory skills
  • ◦Improved learning ability
  • ◦Improved concentration

Using the correct walking posture, sustained walking sessions of 30 to 60 minutes per day, five days a week can reduce health risks and have various overall health benefits, such as reducing the chances of:

  • ◦cancer
  • ◦type 2 diabetes
  • ◦heart disease
  • ◦anxiety
  • ◦depression
  • ◦dementia
  • ◦Alzheimer’s

Walk with us today! All Weather Seal will be working on walking today!  Will you join us as we set our goal of 10,000 steps today?  One step at a time!  Today is the day to get moving!!

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