Discover the benefits of walking

tell your friends!

Let them know about the pledge and why you’re taking it.

did you know?

Walking daily helps to connect you and others while building strong bodies and friendships!

did you know?

You burn more calories when you walk sideways. Try it for a few minutes!

did you know?

Walking 20 mins each day will burn 7lbs. of body fat per year.

did you know?

Walking 45 mins each day will cut the odds of getting a cold in half.

healthy hotspot

Led by the Cook County Department of Public Health, Healthy HotSpot aims to build healthy places in suburban Cook County through community partnerships. This includes efforts to increase access to places like the Forest Preserves of Cook County and opportunities for physical activity where we live, learn, work and play that support us in making it part of our daily lives.