Just Start Walking Australia
Walking is an initiative from the World Federation of
Chiropractic, a global non-profit association that was admitted into
official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) as a
non-governmental organization in January 1997. As a member organization
of the World Federation of Chiropractic, the Chiropractors’
Association of Australia has adapted the program for use in
Chiropractors are spinal health experts, and take this responsibility
very seriously. They work hard to educate their patients and the general
public about the relationship between structure (primarily the spine,
and pelvis) and function (as coordinated by the nervous systems) and how
that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of
In short, this means that your overall health can be affected by the
health of your spine. The human body was designed for movement, so to
keep your spine at its best, we should stay active. In other words, a
healthier spine means a healthier life!
The Just Start
Walking initiative was developed to raise awareness about the
importance of keeping active, the benefits this can offer to your
overall well-being and spinal health, as well as providing an
easy-to-use program to help encourage regular physical activity.
Walking Australia is designed to prompt people around Australia
to, quite simply, just start walking.
Getting motivated to walk is as easy as 1-2-3
1. Visit www.JustStartWalking.com.au
for tips on how to get the most out of your walking and to search for
local walking events in your community.
2. Download the free mobile app to track your
walks. It will even help you to set reminders to
introduce regular walking into your lifestyle: www.juststartwalking.com.au/app
3. Join us on Facebook for regular tips to
keep you motivated, hear great walking stories from members of our Just
Start Walking community or share your own! http://www.facebook.com/JustStartWalkingAustralia