Tommerup - Høgsholtskovstien
Map over the route (description only in danish)
The Heart Association’s local committee of Assens in collaboration with Assens Municipality have established four heart paths in Assens Municipality. The Heart Paths are exercise routes 3 to 5 kilometres long.
You can use the Heart Paths
· to exercise near your home,
· to see how far you have come on the route,
· to have splendid nature experiences – alone or with others.
Ten good reasons to go for walks:
· to improve your cardio-vascular system – especially if you are out of
· to prevent hypertensio
· to improve your muscles’ metabolism and ability to burn fat;
· to increase your muscles’ sensitivity to insulin – which prevents
· to strengthen ligaments and muscles and prevent osteoporosis;
· to strengthen your immune response;
· to reduce the risk of stress, anxiety and depression;
· walking rarely causes injury, especially if you remember to start out
slowly and gradually increase the distance and the pace.
· you can walk almost everywhere – and walking requires a minimum
· walking is a safe and efficient method of exercise.