NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts from the “Health” Category

Head for Hammonasset’s East Beach – Any Beach -With A Walk In Mind

Posted on June 5, 2017

Write-Up & Photos By Jacqueline Bennett     It is that time of year when thoughts turn to the shoreline, sandy beaches, rolling waves, the sweet fragrance of tanning lotion and … a quest for the perfect swimsuit. Beaches, however, are more than a place to sunbath and swim, they are terrific for walking.     This may be the summer for a mindset change. Replace the angst of finding the perfect swimsuit with picking out cute pairs of shorts, then head for Hammonasset’s East Beach with a walk in mind. Even if one is not laying out on a beach towel soaking up the rays, it is still important to wear sunscreen and lip salve for beach walking. Don’t forget sunglasses to…

Walk Until Your Heart’s Content – Start on National Wear Red Day – #GoRed

Posted on February 6, 2015

By: Jacqueline Bennett “I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing And sweet to remember ‘We are closer to spring Than we were in September’ …” – from I Heard a Bird Sing by Oliver Herford.       If that poetic verse is true of December, it most certainly applies in the deep of a February winter, with feet of snow on the ground and more predicted to fall. Around this time of year, almost every popular women’s and health magazines arrive on the stands, or online, with springtime in sight, featuring articles about the benefits of walking which is recognized as an excellent activity for heart health.   What better time to begin to make fitness walking a way…