Maryland has some beautiful trails for all those looking to get out and do some hiking! But, there are still some important things you’ll want to do to stay safe on the trail.
October is right around the corner, and if you’ve been following this blog then you know what that means: Walktober is coming!
Almost half of the American population has hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and having high blood pressure puts you at risk for things like a stroke, heart disease, or even death. Not only are the numbers high, the CDC says only 1 in 4 of those people who have hypertension, have their condition under control.
There is no ‘magic bullet diet’ for losing weight quickly that is healthy and can be maintained. In fact, diets in general don’t work; however, having healthy behaviors (diet and physical activity) can promote weight loss, and are easier to maintain than restrictive diets.
For some people who live close enough to their workplace, cycling is a quick and physically active way to commute to work. It can be a great way to build physical activity into a daily routine. But, for people who can’t bike to work, there are still reasons to start cycling!
It’s time to start thinking about how to spend your time with the warm days and late evenings, especially after being stuck inside for the past year -- getting outside for your physical and mental health is important.
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Way back in 2018, I wrote a blog post about exercising or being physically active outside. I had been talking to some friends about how expensive gym memberships could be and thought people might enjoy some information about how beneficial (and free!) it can be to get moving outdoors! I am still a big fan …
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so families should consider ways they can stay healthy during the holidays. Here are some tips to consider when preparing Thanksgiving dinner...
As September comes to a close, many of us start thinking about fall flavors, fall leaves, fall temperatures, and fall physical activity! Okay, the fall physical activity one might seem a little strange. But, as the calendar gets closer to October, I get excited about walking! Every October, Maryland celebrates Walk Maryland Day! Walking is …