OM Friday Fit Tip: Walking, The simplest Form of Exercise.
Walking, an inexpensive enjoyable form of physical activity that can take place at any time or location with many benefits:
Reduced risk of heart disease and other metabolic diseases;
Trim waist line, reducing the chance of being over weight;
Boost self-esteem; and
Socialize with others.
Walking around your community is a great way to stay in shape, but don’t be afraid to explore the miles of walking trails throughout Central Ohio.
Canal Winchester Trail – 1 mile
Genoa Trail – 4.9 miles
Heritage Rail Trail – 6.1 miles
Lower Society Scioto Greenway -6.2 miles
Westerville Bikeways – 20.2 miles
Alumn Creek Trail- 25.6 miles
Still not satisfied? Visit www.TrailLink.com. This Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission it is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Pay the site a visit, find a trail, and explore!