There are countless ways you can get active, but walking has the lowest dropout rate of them all! It’s the simplest positive change you can make to improve your heart health.
Research has shown that walking at least 30 minutes a day can help you:

  • Reduce your risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
  • Improve your blood pressure, blood sugar levels and blood lipid profile
  • Maintain your body weight and lower the risk of obesity
  • Enhance your mental well-being
  • Reduce your risk of osteoporosis
  • Reduce your risk of breast and colon cancer
  • Reduce your risk of non-insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes

There really are so many benefits for such a simple activity! Check out some of the opportunities to get you out walking!

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Challenges

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Walking

Walking has numerous benefits for your health Read More
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Parks and Trails

Local parks and trails are great places to get active Read More
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Fitness

Check out the outdoor fitness equipment around Whitehorse Read More
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After School Time Period

Supporting children and youth to be active after school Read More
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