Go Lincolnwood Community Fitness Initiative
Get active! It begins with a single step. Learn how to get started to GO LINCOLNWOOD free fitness initiative.
Join the free community fitness initiative that encourages you to commit to walking 30 minutes a day for health and wellness. Stop by the Parks & Recreation office to pick up your free GO LINCOLNWOOD walking log and start tracking your success or pick one up at any of our GO LINCOLNWOOD events throughout the year. Completed your walking for a month? Print additional walking logs.
Take GO LINCOLNWOOD to the next level with the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K Fitness Walk
If you started the GO LINCOLNWOOD community fitness initiative this summer, you may be ready to ramp up your walking goals with the 5K Fitness Walk at the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot on November 19. Not sure if you’re ready? According to Prevention magazine, if you can walk 15 minutes at a pace at which your breathing is labored but you’re still able to speak, you’re ready to train for a 5K.
Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes a Day:
- Improves balance & coordination
- Helps maintain a healthy weight
- Strengthens your bones & muscles
- Keeps your heart strong
- Enhances your mental well-being
- Improves your sleep quality
“The simple act of walking has the power to transform your health, and it begins with a single step.” Vivek H. Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States