Step Up and Take Charge of Your Health

A great article on DiabetesDigest.com goes into stepping up and stepping out. Now that the weather is shifting into spring and becoming a bit more outdoor friendly, it’s a great opportunity to extend your walks. It’s a always a great day to enjoy the scenery and increase your heart-rate. The article also talks about using a pedometer and goal setting to increase movement throughout time.

A few ways to get out and take more steps are:

  • Step while you’re cooking, doing the dishes or cleaning.
  • Park your car farther away from your destination.
  • Walk in place during television commercials.
  • Pace while talking on the phone.
  • Volunteer to get the mail.
  • Take the dog for a walk.

Read more at diabetesdigest.com