Participating in the National Diabetes Challenge improves health | Harlems and Wickblad

Harlem / Heimstead Walking is an accessible method of movement and has been shown to be effective in countering various health complaints over a longer period of time. That’s why SportSupport is organizing the Diabetes Challenge again this year. The challenge, which begins May 20, lasts for 20 weeks and is intended for Harlem residents with diabetes 1 or 2, prediabetes, COPD, obesity, or shop window legs. We also welcome residents who want to work out in shape or tone up muscles.

The ultimate goal of the challenge is to improve fitness and enjoy long walks. It is, of course, a good and healthy way to get to know new people. Initially, we walk in groups of four, in relation to the scales of the aura. Walking is guided by a gait coach and healthcare professionals. There is also an interest in healthy nutrition.

First time starts at 7 pm at SV Olympia (Henk van Turnhoutpad 1). Parking is free there. After that, you’ll start out on a different location roughly every four weeks to keep your gait diversified. The walk continues until approximately 8:00 pm.

Participation in the Challenge costs 20 € for 20 walks, but it is also possible to pay 1 € per walk. Haarlem Pass holders can participate for free. This includes a before and after measurement with an explanation and advice on the walk, a Goody Bag, and an evening of information on healthy eating.

For more information and registration, call or email Lucia Grooff from SportSupport: [email protected] or 023-3037238.

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