Town Administrator, Leon Gaumond, walks the Mass Central Rail Trail
with residents and Town Clerk, Kim Hopewell
Walking is an activity enjoyed by many Americans as a way to reduce stress, stay physically active, and enjoy other people's company and the great outdoors. It doesn't take practice and the benefits are many - from reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes to helping to manage your weight.
Walking at a moderate rate for an hour a day provides lots of health benefits. And you don't have to do it all at once. Studies have shown that there is no reduction in benefits if you walk for four 15-minute periods rather than an hour at a time.
Remember: Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.
Here are some tips to help you keep your walking routine:
Where to walk in West Boylston? One of the nicest places to walk in West Boylston is along the Mass Central Rail Trail. The Rail Trail meanders along side of the Quinapoxet River for about 3 miles. The parking lot is on Thomas Street, near the intersection of Route 140 in Oakdale. See the Wachusett Greenways and the Mass Central Rail Trail sites for more information.
Find more information on Walking and your Health at these locations: