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Your environment may not the most hospitable, friendly, inviting or conducive to physical activity.  Make it so! 

So many strategies - are we safe to talk to about them all here?.......YES!

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Walk indoors at your local mall in the winter months when the icy ground and early darkness may compromise footing and sense of security. 

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Join a local community effort to make your streets, parks and neighborhoods safe.  Join the Neighborhood town watch - they walk the hood in pairs or groups.  See out your local "Rails to Trails" affiliation.

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Alter your walking routes and times of day - try not to be predictable.  

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Let other know where you are: whether hiking, biking or just out back gardening.  Bring your cell phone with you.

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Have an indoor activity plan for bad weather days or when traveling to unfamiliar destinations. 

 

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