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Coming Home - Spring/Summer 2020

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"My favorite way to get my steps in is to hike on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. If I'm home, though, I mow the lawn, walk the dog, and just make sure to get up from my desk to walk 300 steps every hour." - ERIC O., VIRGINIA "I mall walk. It's great to window shop and get some exercise at the same time!" - MARIANNE S., NEW JERSEY "Usually, a normal day at school gets the job done." - KELLEN C., TEXAS "I always take the stairs instead of the elevator. And when I'm short a few steps, I walk my golden retriever around the block twice instead of once." - SYDNEY B., OHIO "I'll take short breaks at work and walk upstairs to chat with a few coworkers on the third floor. Also, I don't shop in bulk, so I walk to the grocery store and restaurants regularly." - RYAN S., RHODE ISLAND "I'm always on my feet chasing my 2-year-old son around all day. I also like to run, so I try to go for a run at least four or five times a week." - MORGAN K., ARIZONA "I don't like sitting down all day, so I have a treadmill desk in my o"ce. I love being able to get my steps in while I work." - WILL U., TENNESSEE "I recently found a 1980s dance workout DVD at a thrift shop. My boyfriend and I have really been enjoying it lately!" - AMELIA E., COLORADO How Do You Get Your 10,000 Steps? Our readers share their favorite ways to move. PARLOR TALK 21 Join the Conversation! Visit to see upcoming Parlor Talk topics and share your answers to be featured in future issues.

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