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Step into STEPtember

Walking at least 10,000 steps per day can offer numerous advantages for your health and well-being.
Here are some of the key advantages:

Improved Cardiovascular Health: Walking 10,000 steps a day is a great aerobic exercise that strengthens your heart and improves blood circulation, reducing the risk of heart diseases and stroke.

Weight Management: Walking burns calories and helps maintain a healthy weight, making it an effective component of weight management or weight loss programs.

Stronger Muscles and Bones: Walking engages various muscle groups, leading to increased muscle strength and improved bone density, reducing the risk of osteoporosis.

Better Joint Health: Walking is a low-impact exercise that is gentle on the joints.

Sharper Cognitive Function: Research suggests that regular physical activity, such as walking, may help improve cognitive function, memory, and focus.

Reduced Risk of Chronic Conditions: Walking 10,000 steps per day can lower the risk of chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain cancers.

Longevity: Studies have shown that individuals who walk at least 10,000 steps per day tend to have a longer life expectancy. ACT NOW: Join the STEPtember challenge (it doesn’t matter what month it is). Download a sheet and start tracking!!

Kyogle Together Inc. acknowledges the Gullibul, Githabul, Wahlubal and Banjalang people who are the Traditional Custodians of the land and waters within the Kyogle Local Government Area, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.