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Physical activity is about getting up and getting moving. There are things you can do daily that benefit you and reduce stress. Here are some simple activities that get you moving without it feeling like required exercise:
- Walk the dog
- Park farther away from the building entrance
- Take the long way back to the office after a trip to the restroom
- At the grocery store, carry a basket instead of pushing a shopping cart
- Ride your bike to local activities
Find creative ways to sneak the suggested 30 minutes of exercise into each day — no fancy gym, special clothing, or scheduling time required! Always check with your healthcare provider before starting any new physical activity. For more information view, Being Active to Feel Your Best.
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