local Jemison resident, Ginny Hallmark is on a mission to bring awareness to the community about the importance of
exercise!! The annual "GET MOVING JEMISON, Inc." 5K/1M will be taking place on March 16th , 2013 beginning at 8:00am. The Health and Fitness EXPO will be from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Though I have been successful in other
career paths, I have always felt like God was calling me to use my training to
personally help other people. I have an
especially strong desire to help women and children.”
ranked No. 2 in the nation for obesity among adults, based on a report released
by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The
report also stated Alabama ranks No. 14 for obesity among children, and that
about 17.9 percent of Alabama’s children ages 10-17 are obese. Chilton County
is ranked in the top ten unhealthiest
counties in Alabama. Another
startling statistic is that Type I (Juvenile) and Type II (Adult On-set)
Diabetes is on the rise. Type II
Diabetes may be prevented or cured by a change of diet and an increase in
physical activity. Exercise is also a
main ingredient in decreasing the risk of heart disease, cancer, and
alleviating pain associated with arthritis.
stresses that exercise is the single most important activity that you can do to
improve your overall physical and mental health. “Sometimes, women tend to
place themselves low down on their priority list while placing their children,
families, and careers first. This is detrimental to women’s health. As women, if we do not take care of
ourselves, we will not remain healthy enough to continue to care for our
families and children. Our loved ones
also learn good habits from the example we set for them. Let’s show them good habits”, says Hallmark.
has worked with women through personal cardio and strength training and has
substituted in the Chilton County School District for the last four years. She
frequently comes in contact with children who would greatly benefit from improvements
to their general health habits.
residents of Chilton County, Please come join your community and raise awareness
for the importance of exercise!!
Following the 5K/1M Fun Walk will be a Health & Fitness EXPO lasting until 4:00 p.m. “GET MOVING JEMISON, Inc.” is sponsored by
various businesses in and around the Jemison area who are also dedicated to
improving the health of the community. These businesses will have information on how
you can begin your journey to a healthier way of life.
Ginny Hallmark is a seven-year resident of Chilton County and the mother of two
children. She has a degree in Sports
Medicine. She has participated in
numerous charity races in the Birmingham area as well as several triathlons in
the Mobile area.
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