Snack sized activities are a great way to keep yourself moving.  Every little bit adds up.  You'll be energised, concentrate better and feel calmer, and you can do it all without a hint of lycra.

Ideas for exercise snacks Take exercise snacks at work
 

INACTIVE

Calories

ACTIVE

Calories

5 mins phone call sitting

5

5 mins phone call standing

25

Email to colleague one floor away

5

Walk to colleague one floor away

30

Drive, take bus or train to and from work

15

Walk 10 mins of the journey each way

120

Eat packed lunch

10

Walk to sandwich shop 10 mins

60

Sit in canteen for lunchtime 30 mins

30

Each lunch take 15 mins walk

135

Getting in lift for 3 flights of stairs

5

Walking up 3 flights of stairs

15

Park car next to entrance

5

Park car at far end of car park

30

30 mins office meeting sitting

30

30 mins walking meeting

180

Total

105

 

595

source: www.doncaster.gov.uk

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