National Walk @ Lunch Day In Parkersburg

By: Erin Pulsanti Email
By: Erin Pulsanti Email

One local company is making sure their employees have time to take care of their health with a quick walk during their lunch break. Highmark West Virginia Blue Cross Blue Shield hosted National Walk To Work Day.

Cathy McAlister, with Highmark, says since most Americans day to day life is scheduled around their work, National Walk At Lunch day is designed to fit into your daily routine. She adds that just a few minutes can drastically improve your health.

"Research has shown that just a little bit of exercise a day can reduce the overall cost of claims that an individual could have," McAlister says. "As little as ten minutes a day of exercise can equate to $1000 saving per person throughout the country. That's pretty significant."

McAlister says she is already planning next years event.


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