What is Step It Up?
Step It Up is the call by United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy to promote walking and walkable communities to help improve health.
MidState Medical Center and The Hospital of Central Connecticut are working with towns and community groups in our area to promote walking and hiking trails, and asking members of the community to take the Step It Up pledge to walk more over a 30-day period of their choosing.
The Health Benefits of Stepping it Up.
As a physical activity, walking is an often-overlooked yet highly effective way to improve your overall health. Here are a few of the health benefits of walking just 30 minutes each day: