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Tips for staying safe while working out in Central Florida
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Tips for staying safe while working out in Central Florida

Now that we’ve sprung forward, afternoons are longer, meaning that outdoor activities are probably creeping back into your daily routine again. A recent article in the Orlando Sentinel shared some great tips for staying safe while being active: Grab a workout partner – The buddy system is never a bad […]

2.4 billion steps and counting!
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2.4 billion steps and counting!

Today is the day, people. Get those walking shoes on and start moving! U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy is challenging everyone to get off the couch and walk and bike as much as they can from now until Oct. 26. The company that makes the Fitbit step tracker also has signed […]

Orlando Sentinel: Healthy infrastructure key to jobs, economy – column
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Orlando Sentinel: Healthy infrastructure key to jobs, economy – column

Opinion piece by Paula Dockery in the Orlando Sentinel (3/31/16 edition) argues healthy infrastructure is critical to a strong economy in Florida and across the country. It also requires significant investment from all levels of government. Unfortunately, Dockery says our current infrastructure is outdated and unsafe. John Oliver made a […]

Step It Up! The Surgeon General wants to see more walking and walkable communities
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Step It Up! The Surgeon General wants to see more walking and walkable communities

America’s Doctor wants Americans to walk more. Dr. Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general, released his “Step It Up” call to action Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Total Health in Washington, District of Columbia, saying Americans need to walk regularly to combat heart disease and diabetes, while at the same […]