2-Day Walk Blog
How to Communicate Your Cause
If you are nervous about fundraising, you are not alone. It can feel awkward and uncomfortable to ask your friends, family, and coworkers for money, but if you follow these easy fundraising steps, we think you will see a growth in your asking confidence and in your donations. Get ready! Address a need. A woman […]
10 Fundraising Ideas for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
If you are having trouble getting excited about fundraising, try these fun ways to rally people to your cause and have a good time doing it! 1. Restaurant Fundraiser Many restaurants will have a fundraising night and donate a portion of their proceeds to your cause. Talk to a manager about having an Atlanta 2-Day […]
FINAL 2013 Walker Registration Discount!
When: July 1-7 What: $25 discount Discount Code: “JULY4” What does it take to walk? All it takes is a commitment to training and a commitment to fundraising! Both of these are easier than they sound- You will be surprised how possible it is to meet both the physical and fundraising goals necessary to walk. […]
How to Train for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
If you are looking for pointers on training & preparation for your 2-Day walking experience, here are some helpful guidelines! Make sure to check out the training schedule worksheet linked below for a training schedule tailored to your needs. How to Build Endurance GRADUALLY. Walking 20 miles in one day and 10 miles the next […]
Atlanta 2-Day Walk on TV!
Dr. Jacqueline Walters is a breast cancer survivor and has been an Atlanta 2-Day Walker for several years. She also happens to star in a new Bravo TV reality show, Married to Medicine. If you participated in the 2-Day Walk in 2012 you might remember camera crews following the walkers all day Sunday and a wonderful […]
Water is King!
According to the Mayo Clinic, dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you take in and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If lost fluid remains unreplenished, you may suffer serious consequences. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty – drink up before, during and after your […]
What Not to Wear
What you wear during a fitness walk can make all the difference. Your clothing has a surprisingly important role in the effectiveness of your workouts. If you aren’t comfortable, you are much less likely to give it your all while exercising. Keep these tips in mind when shopping for your workout outfit: Choose Breathable Fabrics […]
Don’t Forget to Stretch
It’s easy to rationalize not stretching by claiming that it’s not important or it has nothing to do with health and fitness. While it’s true that stretching alone will not do much to shrink your thighs or get rid of “love handles,” as part of a regular walking regimen, stretching offers countless benefits. Proven benefits […]
10th Anniversary 2-Day Walk Routes Released!
Are you ready for the 2-Day Walk Weekend? We are 18 days away from the 2012 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer and the excitement is building! Here are some tools to help you prepare: Walk Routes for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk (May change without notice) Saturday AM Saturday PM Sunday Walk Weekend Agenda Parking […]
Use Tea To Your Advantage
Drink more tea. When the whole Starbucks craze started, I always felt left out when my girlfriends wanted to meet for coffee because while I love the aroma of fresh brewed coffee, the taste makes me gag and cringe. But then a friend turned me onto hot tea, and things have never been the same […]
Prevent Muscle Cramps
Don’t let muscle cramps derail your walking workouts. Everyone who walks regularly will probably experience muscle cramps at some point. Not only are they painful, but they can actually make your walks less effective and even force you to cut your exercise time short. Besides drinking plenty of water – which you should be doing […]
Healthy Eating On a Budget
It’s true that eating healthy can be more expensive than buying junk, but there are things you can do to lighten the impact on your wallet. Keep in mind that food is much more expensive in restaurants, take-out/delivery, and fast food chains than it is in a grocery store, so don’t use money as an […]