Cincinnati, Ohio

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 help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.

This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the world. 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.

 

City and State:
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Walk Schedules:
1st Sunday of the month
8:00 AM
Clifton Gaslight District:  Meet at the fountain at the corner of Clifton and Ludlow Avenues (across the street from Skyline and the fire station). Cincinnati, OH 45206
Dr. Eleanor Glass, MD

3rd Saturday of the month
8:00AM
Meet at Saint Ignatius Walking Trail – 5222 N Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45247
Dr. Amy Mechley, MD

Lead Physicians:
Dr. Amy Mechley
Dr. Eleanor Glass
Guest leaders from Beacon Orthopaedics, Rejuvenation vascular center, and OHC oncology center

Contact Information:
Karen Schulte
513-457-4073
info@ifcdirect.com
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