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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


Week 1

Earn Your Health
Walk This Way
Lights Out! - Mini Challenge
5K Your Way
Tingle your Tongue
Recipe: Lime and Chicken Soup with Avocado

Week 2

Sitting is the New Smoking
Take a Stand - Mini Challenge
Dealing with DOMS
One Pan Magic Meals
Recipe: Sheet Pan Balsamic Shrimp and Vegetables

Week 3

The F.I.T.T. Principle
5K for the Fight!
Drop the Pop - Mini Challenge
How to Tame Sugar Cravings
Recipe: Hot Fruit Bake

Week 4

Squats for Life
How Relationships Improve Health
Map Your Progress
Step it Up - Mini Challenge
Pouch Cooking
Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos

Week 5

Boost Exercise with Intervals
Muscle Strength Matters
Be Grateful - Mini Challenge
Healthy Eating with the Seasons
Recipe: Citrus Salad

Week 6

Getting Past a Bad Week
Stretch you Hip Flexor
Bean Power - Mini Challenge
Legumes - Nutrition Powerhouses
Recipe: Red Beans and Rice

Week 7

Can You Stop the Clock?
How Much Weight?
Deep Fried - Mini Challenge
National Festival of Breads
Recipe: Pesto-Garlic Skillet Bread

Week 8

Hop for Bone Health
Don't Text and Walk!
You Rock - Mini Challenge
Points for Health Quest
Going Spiral
Recipe: French Onion Zoodle Bake

Week 9

How Long Does it Take to Lose Fitness?
Health Quest Credit
The Best Post-Workout Food
Celebrate Mediterranean Diet Month
Recipe: Chickpea Greek Salad