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Fitness, National Day

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The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day.

Here are some great ways to make a 30-minute or more walk more enjoyable:

  • Make sure to stretch your muscles.
  • Make sure you have good posture.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Move your arms while walking, too.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Places to walk include a park, your neighborhood, hiking trails, a school or public track.

The American Heart Association sponsors this day to remind people about the health benefits of taking a walk. For more information, visit

What do you do to exercise? Do you like walking?



Tuesday Spotlight: Crossing The Line: An Atlanta Edge Hockey Novel by Carla Swafford #Romance Author

Crossing The Line by Carla SwaffordTitle: Crossing The Line

Author: Carla Swafford


Atlanta Edge’s hottest Russian hockey star made a big mistake. Now he must find a way to apologize big time to the girl he left behind in the States.

I’ve been a puck bunny most of my life. So when Roman Volkov, up and coming hockey star with the Atlanta Edge, takes me home and treats me like a queen, I believe I’ve found the man I can love. Then one morning, I wake to the news that Roman has left me behind while he plays in Russia. His agent takes pleasure in kicking me out of Roman’s house. I don’t believe anything the sleazy man says. Roman is good to me. No way will he treat me like this. So I go in search for the truth and I discover so much more.

I’m suffocating on the third line when the season ends. So when I get a call from Russia in the middle of the night to participate in a high-profile tournament, I go for it. I’m certain a gold medal will launch me into the top line with my team back in the States. No sooner than I arrive, I call Kitty Summerville to explain why I left without waking her. She’s not answering. Has my ambition destroyed any chance of a future with her? When I return, my sexy kitten and I will have a long conversation.

Only, I want to know why is she living with my Coach, and his wife and family?

Be sure to check out Carla’s website for more of her work.