Have fun while being healthy.

Walking is fun and great exercise. It’s even more fun when you use your walking time to catch up with a friend or explore with your kids. Connect with people you love and Go the Distance together!

Check out these inspirational ideas.

  • Groove while you move! Follow Go the Distance on Spotify.
  • You burn more calories when you walk sideways. Try it for a few minutes!
  • Set a goal, and keep track of your progress with the log sheet.
  • Ask a friend to be a walking buddy. You’re more likely to keep going when you make commitments to each other.
  • Motivate your colleagues through a workplace challenge! Which team can log the most minutes each week?
  • Don’t forget the sunscreen, and wear a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from harmful UV rays.
  • Throw an extra pair of walking shoes in the car. You never know when you’ll find a few extra minutes to Go the Distance!

Walking at least 30 minutes a day can help you:

  • Reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes
  • Improve your blood pressure, blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels
  • Prevent weight gain and lower the risk of obesity
  • Improve your mental well-being
  • Increase your energy and stamina
  • Reduce your risk of osteoporosis, breast cancer and colon cancer
  • Improve your balance and coordination