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Step Out for National Walk@Lunch Day!

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Take a walk on April 30, 2014

Question: When performed regularly, which exercise can do the following:

  • Lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
  • Lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Improve the health of your muscles, bones and joints.*

Answer: Walking

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) recognizes how important walking is for your overall health. That’s why we’re encouraging you to get out and walk on April 30th for National Walk@Lunch Day.

Watch Blue KC employees step out for a fun and scenic walk in downtown Kansas City!

* Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, “Walking: Trim Your Waistline, Improve Your Health,” December 18, 2010.