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Walkable Communities in Michigan Also Leads to Healthier Future
In some cases, walking is the best way to get from point A to point B. Whether you’re walking to the mailbox or walking into a store, the act of putting one foot in front of the other is getting people where they need to be.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network understand the importance of walking, especially when it comes to health. For most people, walking is a simple activity that keeps the heart healthy, increases energy levels and burns calories.
One Michigan woman, Jodi Davis, lost 162 pounds by walking 1.5 miles per day and eating right. Jodi blogs daily on AHealthierMichigan.org and she has helped encourage a fellow Michigander, Jon Stanton, during his 230 pound weight loss. “I was on a path to death,” Stanton admitted. That was true until he started walking and caring about his health.
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