To sneak in some activity during the day at my sedentary desk job on the first floor of a three-story building, I do the following. When heading to the restroom, I go to the nearest staircase, go up to the top floor, walk across to the other side of the building, & go back down the stairs to the first floor. There I use the restroom, and then go back upstairs, back across the building, and back down to the first floor. Net result is 8 flights of stairs, done in two sets.
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I work on the 1st floor of my building, but I use the restroom on the 3rd floor. On the way back to my office, I stop to walk a lap around the 2nd floor. According to my pedometer, this route takes me 600 steps--540 more than if I use the restroom closest to me on the 1st floor! 311
I work in a warehouse and today instead of walking from my packing station straight to the restroom, I took the long way around. This is about 3 times the distance. And I drank so much water today, that I walked to the restroom 9 times!!311249
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