Employee Wellness wants to help you increase your physical activity during your workday. Walking is one of the easiest forms of exercise to incorporate into your daily routine and can help boost your mood, energy, and even productivity. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 30-60 minutes of daily physical activity. In an effort to support you in achieving that goal, Employee Wellness has identified several walking paths on and around the UNM campus. Paths vary in length from 1-3 miles offering a variety of scenery and difficulty levels. This Healthy U program provides the UNM community with well-marked walking paths that encourage people to get out and move. Start a walking group or just head out on your own. Walking promotes a healthier lifestyle and can improve overall UNM community wellness.
Main Campus, North Campus, and South Campus Lobo Trails
UNM West Lobo Trails
Walking is one of the easiest types of exercise to incorporate into our daily lives. Walking is:
- Reduces Stress
- Increases Cardiovascular Fitness
How do I start?
- Wear comfortable walking shoes
- Stay well hydrated
- Think F.I.T.
- Track your Progress
How to get F.I.T.?
- F - Frequency (How often you walk)
- I - Intensity (How hard or how fast you walk)
- T - Time (How long you walk)
*Recommended for 30 minutes per day all at once or broken into ten minute intervals.
Sample Beginners Daily Walking Program
Taking some time during your 15 minute break or during lunch to get out and on a trail.
Before beginning any exercise program consult with your doctor.