University of Maryland Extension

Increase Your Physical Activity - Walk MD

U. S. Surgeon General Addresses Physical Inactivity during a special visit to the 61th Annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting.Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak boldly delivered a statement that resonated strongly with the physical activity community: "Physical inactivity is the major public health issue in this country."

Enjoy the summer in Maryland - and increase your physical activity - log on https://extension.umd.edu/walkmd.  Encourage your 4-H Clubs to participate as a group.  Challenge one another to get active, get healthy, get moving.  The WalkMD website highlights sites of interest across our state.  "Walk" from place to place, it's a virtual walk across our beautiful state - then log in the miles walked and do an activity at each milestone.

Promote the HEALTH  "H"  and get walking!!
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