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Stepping Up: Duke's Take The Stairs Challenge

Stepping Up: Duke's Take The Stairs Challenge

Employees use staircases as a way to exercise

November 7, 2011 |
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Take The Stairs is a stair-stepping program that can help you increase your physical activity, get closer to your health goals, and earn prizes.

Run by LIVE FOR LIFE, Duke's employee wellness program, participants work their way through different levels of stair-stepping, from the equivalent of a mile (2,000 steps) to the equivalent of a marathon (52,400 steps). As you reach each level, you can record your session online or submit your log files to LIVE FOR LIFE to receive a prize from the LIVE FOR LIFE store.

No matter what the pace, stair climbing is a great addition to your exercise plan. It doesn't require any special equipment. You can do it just about anywhere. It's free. And there's no need to worry about the weather.

For more information, visit the Take The Stairs website.

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