Walk Challenge Day 4

This week is flying by; hope it’s going as quickly for everyone else! My walk was scheduled for this afternoon but because I knew I had a busy mid-day, I walked earlier than planned. That turned out to be a wise decision since I was doing chair massage for 2.5 hours – all that time spent on my feet and …

Walk Challenge Day 3

Day 3 is in the books. Today proved to be a greater challenge than the first two days. I arranged to walk in the afternoon but I had to make a pit stop on the way home. By the time I got back, I was feeling tired and less than motivated to walk. Plus, I had one more item to …

Walk with a Doc – October 14, 2017 Recap

Under partly cloudy skies, our enthusiastic group of walkers gathered to listen to Dr. Kevin Barry, DC talk about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) on Saturday, October 14th. Dr. Barry explained that the nerve affected by pressure from the carpal tunnel is called the median nerve. This nerve supplies sensation to the fingers – from the thumb to half of the …

Walk Challenge Day 2

When I woke up this morning and heard the wind whipping outside, I thought (mistakenly) that it was raining. Lucky for me, there was no rain to spoil my walk. As I wrote yesterday, I planned out when I would be going on my walks this week. Monday called for a noontime walk. I really needed this walk. One of …

Walk Challenge Day 1

The theme of this first week is “Getting Into a Rhythm.” I had a hike planned for today so I decided that this would count for my walk. Since it’s a weekend day, my rhythms are a bit different so I know a hike isn’t going to be happening every day. However, Sunday is the day I plan out my …

Walk Challenge

Hello, this is Ingrid, the office manager at Greater Hartford Wellness. To keep the walk momentum going from Walk with a Doc, I have created a 28 day walk challenge. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) suggests that healthy adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week and at least two days of strength …

Walk with a Doc – September 9, 2017 Recap

Saturday, September 9th was sunny with a bit of a chill in the air reminding all who attended the inaugural Walk with a Doc (WWAD) that fall is just around the corner. Greater Hartford Wellness welcomed many new faces in addition to several familiar ones to kick off the program. Dr. Webb presented 4 ways to stay motivated to exercise. …