Across the UK it is Walk to Work Week, which encourages people to (you guessed it) walk to and from work! Not only that, it asks people to log their steps/minutes/miles online and compare their miles with other people in their work place. You can join a team or go it alone, either way it is a fantastic initiative to get desk-sitters to use their bodies!
Now that sitting has been dubbed the ‘new smoking’, it is more important than ever to keep active where you can. If you have a meeting to go to, why not walk there? Have to go to another floor in the building, why not take the stairs rather than the elevator? Make sure you take breaks where you get up and walk, be that to the toilet or to grab a cup of coffee. All of these things make a massive difference to your health.
Not only is it better for your own health if you walk more regularly, it is also great for the environment. It means one more car off the road every day!
The Walk to Work Week Website is a brilliant motivator too. You can check how many calories you used up (which it ... read more