Dothan, Alabama

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 and 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 Future Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a healthcare provider and medical student, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking. Walk your own pace and distance.

The Walk with a Doc 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. Our walking groups are a safe, fun, and FREE place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends at ACOM and within the community.


City and State:
Dothan, Alabama

Powered By:
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Upcoming Walks:
Mon. March 2, 2020 at 12:00 PM – Future walks will be held the 1st Monday of every month!

Walk Location:
ACOM Trail – 445 Health Sciences Blvd. Dothan, Alabama 36303 (Meet by the flag poles)

Walk Leaders:
Thomas McNary, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anatomy
ACOM Medical Students

Contact Information:
ambawcum@acom.edu

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