Navigation Links
National Walk to Work Day is April 3
Date:3/20/2009

If you can't walk to work, maybe you can walk at work instead.

Grand Rapids, Mich., March 20 -- Friday, April 3 is National Walk to Work Day. Endorsed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the sixth-annual event encourages Americans to turn their commute into an exercise opportunity.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090320/DE86407)

The reason is clear: According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20-74 more than doubled between 1980 and 2006, soaring from 15 percent to nearly 33 percent. Meanwhile, study after study indicates that moderate exercise for 30 minutes per day reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes.

Participation guidelines for National Walk to Work Day couldn't be more flexible. If walking to work is impractical, at least shun the elevator and walk up the stairs. If you take public transportation, get off a stop early and walk the rest of the way. And if your commute is too long to consider walking, simply pretend it's National Walk to Lunch Day instead.

Here's another idea, one that expands on the spirit of the national observance: Why not try walking at work, too? It's now possible with the Walkstation, a combination treadmill and worksurface. Developed by Details, a Steelcase company, the Walkstation integrates an electric height-adjustable worksurface with a low-speed, commercial-grade treadmill exclusively engineered for Details.

The Walkstation enables office workers to stay active while chatting on the phone, sending e-mails, reading, and working on a computer. The device is most often used as a shared resource. Employers are apt to place them in common areas or conference rooms, where employees can take turns enjoying the bene
'/>"/>

SOURCE Details, a Steelcase company
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. National Audience of Psychiatrists Assembling in Chicago for Conference on Bipolar Disorder and ADHD
2. PRA International Speaking Event: Beyond Global Feasibility
3. Toxic Chemicals in Childrens Bath Products Trigger International Outcry
4. National Patient Advocate Foundation Applauds Senators Lautenberg and Brown and Representatives Schwartz and DeGette for Introduction of Legislation to Protect Health Care Coverage for Children
5. Barriers to diabetes care include restaurants and high-risk lifestyles, says international review
6. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Appoints President of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
7. Got Milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Democracy Prep Charter School
8. Innovative Sports Supplement Firm Muscles Up to General Nutrition Centers in a New National Partnership
9. Video: NCOA Issues Call-to-Action for National Chronic Care Reform Based on Results of Comprehensive Survey of Americans with Chronic Conditions
10. International Trachoma Initiative and the Task Force for Child Survival and Development Announce New Merger to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma and Fight Against Other Neglected Tropical Diseases
11. Mobile Massage Team Attending International Special Events Society Greater Philadelphia Chapter Industry Showcase - FRESH! 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2015)... County, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 ... ... home health care throughout Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties, today ... as the new Palliative Care Administrator. Dr. Demoratz is a strong proponent of ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Orange County, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... Orange County, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino, recently announced that the Centers for ... a new rating system of home health care providers. 24/7 Care At Home’s agency ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Nursing Center recently released a video, “Beachside Nursing Center,” to announce its ... satisfaction and five-star ratings. Beachside's administrator and staff members support the CMS ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... The need for accessibility is never greater ... comfort to patients as well as visiting friends and family during these critical moments, ... , The stations - powered by ChargeItSpot , a Philadelphia-based startup that recently ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... The Beryl Institute announces its sixth ... with Patient Experience Institute, these offerings reinforce the commitment to help frame and ... throughout the experience movement, and provide information and research to support expanded focus ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:24/7 Care At Home Welcomes Michael Demoratz, PhD, LCSW, CCM as New Palliative Care Administrator 2Health News:24/7 Care At Home Welcomes Michael Demoratz, PhD, LCSW, CCM as New Palliative Care Administrator 3Health News:24/7 Care At Home Earns a 5-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) 2Health News:Beachside Nursing Center Releases New Video 2Health News:Hospitals Add Phone Charging Stations as an Amenity for Patients and Visitors 2Health News:The Beryl Institute Opens Applications for 2015 Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Programs 2Health News:The Beryl Institute Opens Applications for 2015 Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Programs 3
... Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) has reported results from its ... cancer glioblastoma. , The findings are reported in the ... , The TCGA team, comprised of more than 100 ... the country, analyzed 601 genes in tumor samples from ...
... probability of someone cheating during the course of a relationship ... Genevive Beaulieu-Pelletier, PhD student at the Universit de Montral,s Department ... we get married with the best of intentions things don,t ... about infidelity is why people are willing to conduct themselves ...
... spend $1M a day sponsoring campus events, giveaways, lung ... Fewer U.S. college students (1 in 5) are smoking ... need to take a stand against aggressive tobacco industry ... a new American Lung Association report finds. , ...
... Sutter Health Partners, Wellness Program Proves Cost-Saving for Employers ... and Life-Saving for Employees, ... five months. Donna Rosenbusch, R.N., is completing triathlons. Marcia,Augsburger is seeing ... and staff at the law firm where she is a,partner. And ...
... Parents probably,wouldn,t have guessed, but kids like soyfoods. ... soyfoods as much as meat,counterparts. The trick -- ... soyfoods., A plate waste study, funded by ... macaroni & cheese, burgers, chicken nuggets, and,chicken Caesar ...
... $ 885 thousand, 400 thousand) for each of ... by the winners to research projects , Milan, 8 September ... were announced today in a public event: , ... Visual Arts since 1700, Thomas Nagel (USA), University of New ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Cancer Genome Atlas reports first results, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center collaborates 2Health News:Infidelity dissected: New research on why people cheat 2Health News:Fewer College Kids Smoking, But Industry Tactics a Threat 2Health News:Fewer College Kids Smoking, But Industry Tactics a Threat 3Health News:'Live Well for Life' Benefits Companies and Workers 2Health News:'Live Well for Life' Benefits Companies and Workers 3Health News:'Live Well for Life' Benefits Companies and Workers 4Health News:Back to School With Soy 2Health News:Balzan Foundation announced 2008 prize winners 2Health News:Balzan Foundation announced 2008 prize winners 3
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 What can be expected ... are going to grow at the fastest rates? ... to 2025, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects there. ... tables, charts, and graphs. Discover the most lucrative areas ... new study lets you assess forecasted sales at overall ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Cleave Biosciences today announced that ... granted the company a key patent providing the ... CB-5083. This newly issued patent, "Fused ... U.S. 9,062,026, allows for claims on the composition ... oral inhibitor of p97, a critical enzyme that ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... DUBLIN, Ohio, July 30, 2015  Cardinal Health ... $27.5 billion, an increase of 20 percent, and ... operations of $1.00, an increase of 20 percent. ... million. On a GAAP basis, operating earnings increased ... from continuing operations increased 29 percent to $0.88. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 2Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 3Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 4Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 5Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 6Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 2Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 3Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 4Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 5Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 6Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 7Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 8Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 9Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 10Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 11Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 12Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 13Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 14Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 15Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 16Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 17Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 18Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 19Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 20Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 21Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 22Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 23Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 24Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 25Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 26Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 27Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 28Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 29Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 30Cardinal Health Reports Strong Q4 And Record Fiscal Year-End Non-GAAP Operating Earnings Results 31
... Jan. 17, 2011 Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced ... fiscal 2011 on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at approximately 8:00 ... 10:00 a.m. (ET) hosted by Joseph C. Papa, Perrigo,s Chairman ... be available live via webcast to interested parties on the ...
... DJO Incorporated ("DJO" or the "Company"), a global provider ... pain management, today announced the planned retirement of Leslie H. ... Mr. Cross will transition into the vital and important role ... now and June 30, 2011. "It is my good fortune ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DJO Incorporated Announces Planned Transition of President and CEO Les Cross 2DJO Incorporated Announces Planned Transition of President and CEO Les Cross 3
ENA Screen EIA Auto-Immune Markers 012-MDKES1 Extractable Nuclear Antigens...
Anti-PR3 EIA Auto-Immune Markers 013-PR3-48 Proteinase...
... can be viewed immediately, making procedures more efficient. ... the images are digital, they can be used ... electronic filing. The CR-DGi combines the power ... use. It's the latest advance from Canon, the ...
...
Medicine Products: