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Walk it off

Are you getting your steps in every day? It’s the best way to reach and maintain a healthy weight. And lucky for you, your Healthy Lifestyles program has a built-in steps tracker! You can set a steps goal and then record your activity throughout each day. If 10,000 steps a day isn’t realistic for you yet, then try setting a goal of walking an extra 500 steps each day until you reach your goal.

 

A healthy weight isn’t the only benefit of walking. Here are a few more ways it can help your overall health and well-being:

  • Improves sleep and helps boost your mood.
  • Strengthens your heart and lungs.
  • Lowers your risk of chronic illness, like heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Helps keep your bones strong and joints healthy.
  • Keeps your brain sharp and can even lower the risk of Alzheimer’s.

 

Keep in step

Log in to Healthy Lifestyles and add the steps tracker to your Well-Being Plan today!