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Step by Step

Welcome to Step by Step

Life is a marathon, not a sprint. And that’s good news when it comes to getting healthier. It’s okay to start simple. After all, your journey to better health begins by taking just one step at a time.

Step by Step is here to walk right along with you on your path to a healthier, more vibrant life.

So, what could your next step be?

Think about joining other people in Jackson, just like you, by:  

Oftentimes, that first step is all it takes to get you excited about taking another. Before you know it, you’re well on your way to better health!

Latest Updates

Summer 2017 Get Healthy Challenge

The 2017 Step by Step "Get Healthy" Challenge is a 6 week web-based challenge aimed at increasing the number of days that a participant achieves 20 minutes or more of physical activity. The challenge begins August 1st and ends September 16th...

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Summer 2017 Group Walks

Ready to kick-start your physical activity goals this summer? A great place to get started is walking. We've put together a list of free opportunities around Jackson to participate in group walks this summer. Check it out, and share with your...

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Step by Step Smart Commute 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO CAROL WIERENGA ON WINNING THE GRAND PRIZE DRAWING! SHE WILL GET $150 GIFT CARD TO THE JACKSON YMCA, RUNNING FIT OF ANN ARBOR, OR PLAYMAKERS OF LANSING! WoOt!   NOTE: BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR EVENT CANCELLATIONS...

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About Step by Step

Step by Step is an initiative of the HIO and aims to serve as a health and wellness resource for all who live, work, and play in Jackson County. Read more

Health Tip

Start your morning right:

Add fruit to your whole-grain cereal, top with low-fat milk and grab a bottle of vegetable juice for the road.

Spotlight Information

The 2017 Step by Step "Get Healthy" Challenge is a 6 week web-based challenge aimed at increasing the number of days that a participant achieves 20...

What is Step by Step? Step by Step is an initiative of the Health Improvement Organization. Step by Step aims to serve as a health and wellness...