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Spring Up with Casey: 30-day walking plan to jumpstart weight loss, boost mental health

Jun 1, 2022, 5:45 AM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 3:40 pm

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s time to Spring Up with Casey Scott, who on Wednesday is taking advantage of the crisp morning air to start a monthlong walking journey.

Together with the TODAY Show, we are getting back to basics and focusing on small, actionable changes — like a daily walk.

A daily walk is associated with cardiovascular health benefits and weight loss — and it’s an accessible mental-health tool that we can all employ.

The first half of the plan will focus on making 20-minute daily walks a habit. The weekly mental health challenges will help get your head in the game and help you release any stress or anxiety that you’ve been carrying. The second half of the plan will incorporate a strength-training routine to support your cardio plan.

Download a printable calendar here.

start today walking plan calendar

Although simple, walking has tons of health benefits, both physical and mental, according to the TODAY Show’s Stephanie Mansour.

A daily walk is associated with cardiovascular health benefits and weight loss, and if done consistently, walking can improve your cholesterol levels and blood pressure and slow bone decay.

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Spring Up with Casey: 30-day walking plan to jumpstart weight loss, boost mental health