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Walking is a great way to have time to yourself and gives you more energy to do the things you enjoy in life. During the working day, it can also help you to unwind and make plans and avoid the stress of traffic jams.

Did you know that .....

  • Short walks every day has the potential to increase productivity by up to 30%?
  • When you take a step, you are using up to 200 muscles?
  • People who are active have lower rates of coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, colon and breast cancer, and depression (WHO, 2001)
  • You can burn an extra 50 calories per hour by standing rather than being seated - so let's get moving
  • Helps reduce stress and anxiety