Walks Challenge: Week #7
couch potatoes off the sofa and doing moderate walking can
help them reduce their health risks. Support from family
and friends can help inactive people become more active.
active employees or family members can provide support,
encouragement and assistance as the person begins walking
focus of this week is to support and encourage people who
are not walking to build moderate walking into their daily
and understand the benefits of walking
your couch potato (TATER)
the benefits to your TATER.
walking at the TATER’S ability level. If you have
been walking regularly you are bound to be more fit, so
don’t expect him or her to match you.
the goal is to help the TATER.
the TATER how you can help them to incorporate walking
into their daily routine.
in contact with the TATER and let him or her know you
Offer praise and encouragement when the TATER starts to
Express confidence in your TATER even if there has been
a temporary lapse in walking.
preach or nag.
when you help and encourage others, you help and encourage
does this help me?
the end, your TATER will not be the only one to benefit
from your efforts. You will probably feel good about having
helped a friend or loved one take the first steps toward
improving their health. And boosting you own self-esteem
by helping someone is great medicine for you! Encouraging
others and demonstrating Your dedication to walking will
help you to continue your own walking regimen.
- Talk to your TATER about walking.
- Ask your TATER how you can help them get started.
- Take Time to walk with your TATER.
- Encourage your TATER!
- Remember when you help and encourage other, you help and