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Benefits of Exercise

Exercise can be so good that you might consider it as an 'anti-anxiety vaccine'. It reduces the levels of your body's natural stress hormones, such as cortisol and adrenaline, and it stimulates a number of brain endorphins, which are a kind of natural painkiller. #wellbeing pic.twitter.com/vGarZkaQ8k — Dr. Mark Rowe (@DrMarkRowe) January 16, 2018

Hikes of the Cross-Florida Greenway, Ross Prairie Trail, Ocala

There are many wonderful trails to hike with your dogs on the Cross-Florida Greenway. You may find that your dog’s enthusiasm for the trails spurs you on further.  Hiking with dogs is a great way to have fun while you exercise.  And, the Cross-Florida Greenway is accessible year-round.  This trail is near the Ross Prairie… Continue reading Hikes of the Cross-Florida Greenway, Ross Prairie Trail, Ocala

Fitness at a Port City of the Barge Canal–Palatka, Cross Florida Greenway

This beautiful walk is along the St. Johns River in Palatka.  For a longer walk, bike ride, or jog, you can take the sidewalk across the bridge to East Palatka. Gorgeous views of the River! Living History:  If the Cross Florida Barge Canal would have been completed, small towns along its route, including Palatka, Ocala,… Continue reading Fitness at a Port City of the Barge Canal–Palatka, Cross Florida Greenway

Discover the Cross Florida Greenway!

The Cross Florida Greenway is a 110 mile corridor of hiking trails, bicycle trails, equestrian trails, campgrounds and riverine trails that extends from the small section of completed barge canal near Palatka on Florida’s east coast to the small section of completed barge canal near Inglis on the west coast.   It didn’t start out… Continue reading Discover the Cross Florida Greenway!