Lace up your walking shoes tomorrow and join millions of Americans for Start Walking Day. The American Heart Association (AHA) is urging folks to start walking on April 8: walk to work, walk with your co-workers, walk your dog, walk with a friend, just walk and keep on walking. As a form of exercise, walking has the lowest dropout rate, and it's free. Walking also doesn't require practice; it is low impact, safe, and simple.
If you get really fired up about walking, you can choose to participate in a Heart Walk to raise funds for the AHA, so it can continue its fight against heart disease and stroke. In the spirit of the event, build a team at work and walk regularly during your lunch hour. Then find a Heart Walk happening near you, and get out there and just put one foot in front of the other.