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COMMENTS FROM CHERYL

‘Step up, scale down’ series starts up
Cheryl Walker

I f your New Year’s resolution is to get on the right track to healthy eating and exercise, then consider the “Step Up and Scale Down” 12-week series to get started in the right direction. Sign-up and participate in the “Step Up and Scale Down” for 12-weeks and motivate yourself to feel better, reduce your weight, reduce risk from major chronic diseases and improve eating habits. Ask a friend or relative to join you to keep you motivated to make changes.

Each week the session will start with a private weigh-in that is followed by a lesson from a variety of speakers. At the first session there will be free blood pressure and glucose checks by the Milam County Health Department.

Throughout the series, donors will be providing a variety of free items to help you stay on the right track to improving your health.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office - Milam County Office, Little River Medical Clinics, Scott and White Clinic, Scott and White Pharmacy and Milam County Health Department are presenting a 12-week series to help you get on the right track with diet and exercise for 2013. Snap Fitness in Rockdale is a series donor.

The “Step Up and Scale Down” 12-week series will be conducted in Cameron and Rockdale. A registration fee of $30 will provide you with a notebook of educational information, recipes and guides to help you make 2013 the year you “Step Up and Scale Down.”

If you have Scott and White insurance, your registration fee will be waived by showing your medical card at the first class.

All sessions will be from 6-7 p.m. at the following locations:

Rockdale—Every Tuesday starting on Jan. 8 at the Rockdale General Store meeting room.

Cameron—Every Thursday starting on Jan. 10 at the Cameron Chamber of Commerce meeting room in Cameron.

For more information, contact the Milam County Extension Office at 100 E. 1st Street in Cameron, call us at 254- 697-7045 or email ce-walker@tamu.edu. Get on the right track for 2013 by signing up for the “Step Up and Scale Down” program.


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