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Walk Across Texas! is an eight-week program designed to help Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity. Each adult team may include up to 8 team members, all working together to reach the 832-mile goal.

Walk Through Texas History is a four-week program designed to help Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity while learning the rich history of Texas. 8 team members, all working together to follow along legendary historical Texas paths.

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created by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service that encourages healthy eating and physical activity.

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Study: Walk Across Texas! found to help adults increase and maintain physical activity

Walk Across TexasCollege Station, TX – For those considering how to become more physically active, walking across Texas could be a good place to start according to research from the Family & Community Health Unit of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. The study now published in BMC Public Health confirmed the effectiveness of the Walk Across Texas! Program to increase and maintain physical activity over 8-weeks, even in inactive or low-active participants.

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