Avon, Connecticut

According to the American Heart Association, walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Think it doesn’t do any good? Think again. Walking is low impact; easier on the joints than running. It is safe – with a doctor’s okay – for people with orthopedic ailments, heart conditions, and those who are more than 20% overweight. In addition, research has shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour of regular exercise! That quick stroll around the block seems a little more worthwhile now, doesn’t it?

Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to improve your health! In addition to physical benefits, movement is shown to have a significant positive impact on your emotional and psychological health. While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local providers.

This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the country. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Just put on a pair of comfortable shoes and walk alone, with friends, a partner or family or with a group. It’s a personal preference.

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Avon, Connecticut

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Greater Hartford Wellness

Upcoming Walks:
Walking every 2nd Saturday of the month @ 9:00am

Sperry Park, Avon, CT

Lead Physician:
Kathleen Webb, PsyD, clinical psychology

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