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Busy schedule,
Not motivated after a long day

I find taking an afternoon walk for 15 minutes not only increases my cardio but helps alleviate work place stress.

It's good if you can find a co-worker as well but try not to talk about work and focus on postive things. Enjoy the walk !!!

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  • TERID816
    Bothered by the weather? I've a parking structure next to my office building. I can go straight from one to the other and one circuit down the 5 floors = 1 mile! How cool is that? and the return trip up is a great gradual hill workout! emoticon - by TERID816
  • I actually speed walk around my work twice on my morning break, shooting for 4 mph or more since it equals out to 1.06 miles and my break is 15 minutes. I'll be honest. If there's no one on the second half of my loop, I'll jog! I always bring my jogging shoes with me to work. =P - by 1LADYMYSTIC
  • I have started walking out my door at 6:30 and walking at least 1 mile. Normally I walk a mile and a half in 18 minutes. Then I also walk around at work and add anywhere from 1.25 miles to 2.15 miles - by SOON2BSMALL1313
  • Time for me to get back on the walk breaks.

    - by RICH1028
  • WHERERMY62KEYS
    love to walk - by WHERERMY62KEYS
  • It works! It really does! emoticon - by MONTREAL12
  • I agree walking relieves stress and it seems that a 15 minute walk could be a great option. Taking several of them throughout the day would be even better.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • Great idea, gave me different perspective. We've been walking at lunch but I like the idea of a mini afternoon break! - by LYNNIERN
  • LOVE to walk, plus don't have any choice re: work. Walk to train (10 min), then walk from train to work (30 min) & then the same after work. How emoticon that it's built in! emoticon - by GINGERVISTA
  • NAOLEE
    .... and in your job instead of using the elevator; use the stair. - by NAOLEE
  • a good walk any time is good for the soul and the body. I am going to to that right after lunch! - by LYNCHD05
  • Great idea. I always feel better after I walk. - by DIBRN5
  • A lunch time walk is invigorating!

    emoticon - by CLARALAW
  • JAZZI64
    That is how i started now i am up to 45 min-1hr 30mins. walking is the best cardio routine . emoticon - by JAZZI64
  • BARTHPEPPER
    15 minutes does help relieve stress and tire muscles from sitting or standing all day - by BARTHPEPPER
  • My husband and I walk to visit my mother-in-law in Independent Living every lunch time, come rain, shine or snow and I agree with you, that 15 minute walk is a great work stress reliever
    emoticon - by WALKSINLIGHT
  • TDEMAIO2
    very good idea : ) - by TDEMAIO2
  • MIZINA730
    Taking that 15 minutes is perfect for separating yourself from your workday. - by MIZINA730
  • 10 minute walks help too, granted you need 3 to get to 30 minutes but sometimes that all the time I have at the moment, so I take what I can get
    - by CMORISAK
  • emoticon - by INGMARIE
  • Walking is a great stress reducer. I have developed a habit of taking fitness breaks to
    help with stress, fatigue, and gain a new perspective. - by HUNGRYWOMAN2
  • Stuck in airports and airplanes all day today. Thanks for the encouragement to walk to relieve stress.I will definitely do this! - by DANCE2FIT
  • It helps relieve depression. - by LAURANCE
  • I agree 100% and from personal experience, KNOW that you are correct. I have a group of co-workers to buzz and we often go down to the fitness facility at work and spend 20 minutes mid- to late afternoon, just to get away and clear the mind, as well as use the body! - by SLASALLE
  • Walking definitely helps with stress. - by JOYUSEDWARDS

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