September 20, 2016

The Office Walk-and-Talk Really Works

By Alyse Brunella

Running to your next meeting? Maybe it’s time to walk and talk instead (without your computer, if possible). Studies show that the more employees engage in moderate physical activity at work, the less likely they were to miss work for health-related reasons. Sitting for long periods of time without movement is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and a many other conditions. James Levine, co-director of obesity solutions at Mayo Clinic, says “if corporations were to adopt this ubiquitously, you just start to think of those health benefits adding you.” So grab your walking shoes and a co-worker, and head outside for your next meeting! Trust us, all of the walking with have great benefits to your health.

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The Office Walk-and-Talk Really Works | Mayo Clinic Connect
Running to your next meeting? Maybe it's time to walk and talk instead | Mayo Clinic Connect
Grab your walking shoes and a co-worker, and head outside for your next meeting | Mayo Clinic Connect


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