NATIONAL WALKING DAY
The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day. The American Heart Association sponsors this day to remind people about the health benefits of taking a walk. Wear your sneakers (or take them with you) to work, and at some point in the day, you are encouraged to take a 30-minute walk.
Here are some great ways to make that 30-minutes more enjoyable:
- Wear comfortable clothes.
- Take a friend to pass the time.
- Make sure to stretch those muscles.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Move your arms, too.
- Make sure you have good posture.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Take thirty minutes out of your day to go for a walk and use #NationalWalkingDay to post on social media.
As part of the American Heart Association’s efforts to promote healthy living, National Walking Day was started in 2007. For more information visit www.heart.org.
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