Make the Best of National Walking Day

Spring is in the air! Which means a few things: the days are getting longer, flowers and trees are starting to bloom, baseball is in full swing, and National Walking Day is here.

Since 2007, the American Heart Association has held this event on the first Wednesday in April to encourage Americans to get up and get moving, and then turn that activity into part of a healthy lifestyle.

This year’s celebration occurs TODAY – Wednesday, April 5 – so encourage your friends (even the furry ones!), family and co-workers to dust off their Reeboks and take a walk with you.

If you’re ready to Make Every Step Count (i.e. walking for fitness), we wanted to help get you started by compiling a list of some great ways to add more strolling into your daily routine:

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