If you’re trying to improve your heart health, it’s as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. Walking is a safe and effective way to not only improve aerobic capacity, but also reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
As the prevalence of childhood obesity continues to be a concern in the U.S., it is crucial for parents to prioritize including movement and physical activities in their kids’ lives. The first step? Be a positive role model!
Research continues to provide evidence that a combination of manual therapy, active movement/exercise, and patient education produces the best results toward the goal of unrestricted, pain-free participation in daily work and recreational activities.
Working with a physical therapist when an injury or surgery results in the need for you to use a walking boot is the optimal way to ensure your exercise program is tailored to you and designed to maximize your recovery.
Call to action for all the moms out there! Consider something that’s important to you and write down a goal that is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound, and get started on changing your physical activity, health, and well-being.