It’s Find Your Fit Friday on the Great Big Walk Day 28: To Hongon (2323m)

Happy Find Your Fit Friday to ALL! TA is the ambassador for Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador's Find Your Fit Campaign. How You Found Your Fit this week?

Happy Find Your Fit Friday to ALL!
TA is the ambassador for Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador’s Find Your Fit Campaign.
How You Found Your Fit this week?

Find Your Fit! is a provincial physical activity promotions/communications campaign designed to get individuals motivated and moving towards healthy, active living.  The Find Your Fit! website is an excellent resource for physical activity throughout the lifespan.  You are also invited to join the Great Big Walk on the Walkabout Website if you would like to log your steps along with us.  Walking is an excellent and simple way to find your fit.

Today We Walk To Hongon (2323m)
Back on the main trail it is an easy walk to Hongon. Here we will leave the Kanchenjunga region and enter the next region and GHT stage which is Makalu.  The walk will be approximately 6 to 7 hours.

Quote for the Day

There is this to be said for walking: it is the one method of human locomotion by which a man or woman proceeds erect, upright, proud and independent, not squatting on the haunches like a frog. Little boys love machines. Grown-up men and women like to walk.
Edward Abbey

Did You Know?

The snow capped mountains of Nepal were named Himalaya because the word translates as “the abode of snow”.

Find Your Fit Fact

Walking helps those people who have diabetes. Walking for about 30 minutes a day helps to prevent type 2 diabetes and also helps to balance out blood sugar levels for those with the disease.

Activity Suggestion: Everybody’s It Tag

Activity Description: Choose a wide open space with boundaries such as a gymnasium.  Have everyone spread out around the gym. When the game starts, everyone has to try and attempt to tag each other, without being tagged themselves.  If a person is tagged, they step outside the boundary, do 10 jumping jacks and then they can re-enter the game.  The game should last long enough to get everyone warmed-up.

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