- Low impact
- Easy on the joints
- Great exercise for patients with orthopedic patients
- Optimal exercise for people with heart conditions
- Suggested by physical therapists for those who are over 20% over weight
For each hour of walking, it is possible to gain 2 hours of life! Even an enjoyable stroll around beautiful Visalia is a great form of exercise!
Nutritional Education & Exercise Resources:
Walk with a Doc is an active walking program which helps with incremental steps to a healthy lifestyle. There are programs nationwide, and there is a very active chapter right here in Visalia California. There are other programs all throughout Central California.
Nutritional Education in Bakersfield and Central California has great tips for dietary students at CSU/Bakersfield, Taft College, and for anyone interested in learning more about a career in nutrition, as well as a wealth of information on diabetes.
American Heart Association has been the de facto resource for all things heart related for MANY years! They offer class for CPR, First aid, and other health-related classes that benefit not just Visalia, but the entire Central Valley.