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Your Health: Sign up now for 2016 Walktober fitness challenge

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Studies suggest that walking 10,000 steps a day is a great and simple way to stay in shape.

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Presented by Tahoe Forest Health System's Wellness Neighborhood, Walktober will be a free month-long fitness challenge to take 10,000 steps a day every day in October.

Everyone from everywhere of every age can participate. Residents can challenge yourself, friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to be more active, and you can inspire someone you know to get more exercise by inviting them to join you in the challenge.

Those who finish first, second and third place in the challenge, as well as who wins Most Improved, will receive a one-month Blue Life Unlimited Membership to the Tahoe Center for Health & Sports Performance. This includes Blue Life Fitness and Group Exercise memberships, plus a private consultation with the Wellness Team ($150 value).

Other prizes will be awarded for the following:

Most Steps in a Single Day: 60-minute foot, neck and shoulder massage.

Weekly raffle drawing for all active participants: 15-minute chair massage.

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Residents are encouraged to sign up at tfhd.com/walking any time between now and October.

This article was provided by Tahoe Forest Hospital District. Visit tfhd.com to learn more.

Presented by Tahoe Forest Health System’s Wellness Neighborhood, Walktober will be a free month-long fitness challenge to take 10,000 steps a day every day in October.

Everyone from everywhere of every age can participate. Residents can challenge yourself, friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to be more active, and you can inspire someone you know to get more exercise by inviting them to join you in the challenge.

Those who finish first, second and third place in the challenge, as well as who wins Most Improved, will receive a one-month Blue Life Unlimited Membership to the Tahoe Center for Health & Sports Performance. This includes Blue Life Fitness and Group Exercise memberships, plus a private consultation with the Wellness Team ($150 value).

Other prizes will be awarded for the following:

Most Steps in a Single Day: 60-minute foot, neck and shoulder massage.

Weekly raffle drawing for all active participants: 15-minute chair massage.

Residents are encouraged to sign up at tfhd.com/walking any time between now and October.

This article was provided by Tahoe Forest Hospital District. Visit tfhd.com to learn more.