A stroll through downtown Concord for wellness…

This morning I participated in the Mayor’s Walk through downtown Concord, New Hampshire, alongside Mayor Bouley and nearly 100 community members. The event was in support of the Capital Area Wellness Coalition’s I Prefer to Walk campaign to promote wellness, community, walkability, and highlight Concord’s downtown community.

As a member of the Capital Area Wellness Coalition and a company that encourages employee wellness, Northeast Delta Dental was proud to sponsor the Mayor’s Walk. As I describe in chapter three of my book, There Are No Do-Overs: The Big Red Factors for Sustaining a Business Long Term, in business, the importance of physical and mental health fitness cannot be over-emphasized. To run a successful business, you need to keep the players on your team healthy.

To keep our team healthy, we have two on-site fitness centers and offer yoga and aerobics classes to employees. We also have a running and walking team (The Toothaches) that meets weekly. We encourage employees to remain fit while doing the exercise of their choice.

If you’re looking to improve or maintain your personal fitness, you might find the following resources helpful:

New Hampshire:

Capital Area Wellness Coalition (http://capwellness.org/)

City of Concord Conservation Commission trails (http://www.concordnh.gov/index.aspx?nid=1033)

Runner’s Alley (http://www.runnersalley.com)

Millennium Running (http://www.millenniumrunning.com/)

Maine:

Eastern Trail Alliance (http://www.easterntrail.org/)

Maine Recreation & Parks Association (http://www.merpa.org/)

Portland Trails (http://trails.org)

Vermont:

Burlington Bike Path (http://www.btvbikepath.com/)

Burlington Parks and Recreation (http://www.enjoyburlington.com/)

Vermont State Parks (http://www.vtstateparks.com/)

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