MANDURAH Forum has taken new strides towards promoting a healthy lifestyle and launched a free Seniors Mandurah Mall Walk program.
Mandurah Forum teamed up with 24-hour health club Jetts Fitness for the community event, with the first walkers gathering last week.
Those who were quick to join the contingent scored a starter pack including a T-shirt, water bottle and a coffee voucher to enjoy after the exercise.
Centre manager Jacqueline McKenzie said the Mandurah Mall Walk was an easy way for community members to come together regardless of the weather in a safe environment that helps maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
“The Mandurah Mall Walk has obvious health benefits but it’s also a fantastic social outing to meet new people and have a chat along the way,” Ms McKenzie said.
Jetts Club manager Ebony Page said regular brisk walking helped maintain a healthy weight.
“It can prevent or manage various conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and strengthen bones and muscles,” she said.
“We know regular brisk walking can help maintain a healthy weight, prevent or manage various”.