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Walk Kansas

Walk Kansas State Leader

Sharolyn Jackson
Sharolyn Flaming Jackson
K-State Research and Extension
1007 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506


A health initiative presented by Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

Exercise Basics

stretchingBefore you start any kind of exercise, learn the basics. Before and after any physical activity, be sure to stretch. Here are some resources to help you stretch safely.

The videos below feature information on getting the most from your walking routine and guidelines for basic strength training exercises.

Celebrating Success!

My husband and I have been able to exercise some every single day of Walk KS! I have worked on deep breathing exercises as well as posture - keeping my core tight while walking. I also have tried to stretch some each day before walking.

- Coffey County


Take Time to Stretch