Exercise Safely This Summer

You’ve been exercising regularly, but now it’s summer — and hot. Sometimes even dangerously hot, and seemingly too hot to go work out.

It’s important to continue exercising over the summer because the effects of exercise training are rapidly lost once training stops — use it or lose it. Most studies suggest many of the key benefits are lost in four to six weeks of inactivity. 

Read the tips shared below from heart.org to beat the heat...

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What are the Plan Office’s hours?

The Health & Welfare Plan Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Our address is:
Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan
2701 Whitney Place, Suite 100
Forestville, Maryland 20747
Phone: 301-568-2294

Directions to the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office
The office of the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office is located just inside the beltway on the first floor of the ATU Local 689 union building in Forestville, MD. From the Beltway, take exit 11-B (Route 4, Pennsylvania Ave) toward Washington DC. The second traffic light is Donnell Drive. Turn right (north) on Donnell Drive. At the end of Donnell Drive, turn left onto Marlboro Pike. Immediately after turning onto Marlboro Pike, make a right onto Whitney Place. The union office building will be on the left and the Health & Welfare Plan Office is to the left of the main entrance.

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