The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day. One of the benefits of living at Kitterman Woods is our 1/2 mile lakeside walking trail.
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.
Don’t forget you need at least 30 minutes and to use the hashtag #NationalWalkingDay.