According to www.usatoday.com, “The nation’s capital was closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul and Denver as the second- and third-fittest of the 50 metro areas, according to the American Fitness Index. The ninth annual ranking came out today from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation.”
What do you do to stay active in the summer? How do you promote physical activity in your work place? We have up-down desks that keep us productive. I typically spend 2-4 hours a day standing at my desk (depending on which shoes I wear). It keeps me productive, I fidget less, and I stay warmer. A few of us have dogs, so we go to dog parks and walk our pooches regularly. Between the seven employees that work here, there are 3 gardens. Many weekends and evenings are spent on yard work and gardening.
These are popular items businesses give to employees. The reflective/blinking bands can also be used on pets. Helps keep you safe and visible when there is less sunlight. The pedometers stimulate competition among coworkers. Hold office competitions weekly or monthly to see who moves around the most.