National Walk at Lunch day gets workers out of the office

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National Walk at Lunch Day. Ali Gorman reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on April 26. (WPVI)

Hopefully you had the chance to get some good stretching and walking in today.

Because it's "National Walk at Lunch Day."

Workers at Independence Blue Cross in center city celebrated by walking, of course, and also encouraging and helping other workers to find good walking routes downtown.

Some of the benefits of walking include:

* Improved overall health, which can lower your risk for disease

* It helps relieve stress

* It boosts energy, which makes you more productive

* And it puts you in a better mood

The day is organized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield organizations all over the country.

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