Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

UGA SNAP-Ed

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Athens, GA – The University of Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (UGA SNAP-Ed) offers free nutrition education classes to Georgia residents in communities across the state. The Food Talk curriculum was originally developed at UGA by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) staff and may be familiar…
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Combating High Cholesterol

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We will round out American Heart Month with tips to fight high cholesterol. High cholesterol increases the risk of having a stroke or heart attack.
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Leading by Example: Liberty County

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Liberty County employees and local wellness advocate and human resources specialist Laura Troutman kicked off a spring series of Zumba classes this week as part of their employee wellness offerings.
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Increase your Activity at Work

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Days at work are often stressful, and being active can reduce some of that stress. Regular activity also keeps your bones strong, improves how your body functions and helps you maintain a healthy weight.
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Keeping up the Pace in Winter

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2017 is now in full swing, and hopefully you have been able to keep your goals and resolutions for the year this far. But if you haven’t, don’t feel guilty; remember that every day is a chance to start fresh!
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Tools for Evaluating How Parks Promote Physical Activity

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Every year, millions resolve to live healthier lives. Physical activity is one of the main ways to get and stay healthy, yet this is a difficult task for many Americans. Parks may hold the key to getting people moving as they are normally close to our neighborhoods, have facilities intended for all sorts of physical activities and, best of all, don’t carry a price tag like gym memberships.
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Study Shows Chair Yoga Treats Osteoarthritis

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For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events.
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