February is Heart Healthy Month and It’s no secret that regular exercise is a great way to improve and maintain a healthy heart. Here are some fun local ways to break up the recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise and squeeze some into your day:
During your lunch break, take a brisk walk along Palm Island Boardwalk and then to Lighthouse Point in Mount Dora.
Take in the sunset with a run, jog or walk in Wooton Park on the Tavares lakefront.
Take a Zumba or Spinning class at one of the area’s many gyms.
Throw the bike in the car and head to Mount Dora’s rugged mountain bike trail in Lincoln Park.
Swim laps in the public pool in Mount Dora or Eustis.
Starting at Evans Park, walk the hills in and around downtown Mount Dora.
Take a nature hike at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis.
Explore Venetian Gardens in Leesburg on a bike or on foot to find the purple gallinules.
Play a game of tag with your kids at Gilbert Park in Mount Dora.
Gather your family for weekly rides around your neighborhood; or explore new parks or bike trails.
So, go get active while enjoying scenic Lake County. If you need to connect with a local heart expert, you can connect with one here.
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